Cochlearia

noun Co·chle·ar·ia \ kōklēˈa(a)rēə , ˌkä- , -ˈärēə \

Definition of Cochlearia

:a genus of fleshy maritime herbs (family Cruciferae) with thick leaves and globose seed pods — see scurvy grass

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Origin and Etymology of cochlearia

New Latin, from Latin cochleare spoon + New Latin -ia; from the shape of the leaves


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