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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History and Etymology for Cochlearia

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

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“Cochlearia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cochlearia. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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