Hosackia

noun
Ho·​sack·​ia | \ hōˈsakēə, -ˈza- \

Definition of Hosackia

: a large genus of mostly western North American herbs (family Leguminosae) having pinnate leaves, yellow or red flowers, and linear flat pods

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History and Etymology for Hosackia

New Latin, from David Hosack †1835 American botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Hosackia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hosackia. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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