Centaurium

noun

Cen·​tau·​ri·​um
sen‧ˈtȯrēəm
: a genus of low-growing herbs (family Gentianaceae) distinguished by flowers with exserted spirally twisted anthers

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin centaureum, centaurion centaury

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“Centaurium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Centaurium. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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