: a small genus of tall perennial Eurasian herbs (family Leguminosae) with compound leaves and racemose blue or white flowers see goat's rue sense 1

Word History


New Latin, probably from Italian, from Medieval Latin (herba) Gallica, literally, Gallic herb, from feminine of Latin Gallicus Gallic

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“Galega.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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