Duchesnea

noun

Du·​ches·​nea
d(y)üˈkānēə
: a small genus of perennial Asiatic herbs (family Rosaceae) comprising two species of plants that resemble strawberries but have yellow flowers and spongy dry fruits see indian strawberry

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, after Antoine N. Duchesne †1827 French botanist

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“Duchesnea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Duchesnea. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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