Gaylussacia

noun Gay·lus·sacia \ˌgāləˈsāsh(ē)ə, -ˈsakēə\

Definition of Gaylussacia

  1. :  a large genus of American shrubs (family Ericaceae) comprising the true huckleberries and being distinguished by a 10-locular 10-ovuled ovary and anthers without awns

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Origin and Etymology of gaylussacia

New Latin, from J. L. Gay-Lussac + New Latin -ia


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