Galactia

noun Ga·lac·tia \gəˈlakshēə, -ktēə\

Definition of Galactia

  1. :  a large genus of twining herbs or erect shrubs (family Leguminosae) that are found chiefly in warm regions and have pinnately trifoliate leaves and purple racemose flowers — see milk pea

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Origin and Etymology of galactia

New Latin, from galact- + -ia


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