Hosackia

noun Ho·sack·ia \hōˈsakēə, -ˈza-\

Definition of Hosackia

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of hosackia

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


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