noun Fi·car·ia \fīˈka(a)rēə\

Definition of Ficaria

  1. :  a small genus of European herbs (family Ranunculaceae) closely related to the buttercups but having three sepals and swollen smooth achenes

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Origin and Etymology of ficaria

New Latin, from Latin ficus fig + New Latin -aria; from the appearance of the roots — more at fig

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