Galactia

noun

Ga·​lac·​tia
gəˈlakshēə,
-ktēə
: 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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from galact- + -ia

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“Galactia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Galactia. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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