Lapsana

noun
Lap·​sa·​na | \ ˈlapsənə \

Definition of Lapsana

: a genus of Old World herbs (family Compositae) having pinnatifid leaves and yellow-rayed flower heads — see nipplewort

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History and Etymology for Lapsana

New Latin, from Latin, charlock, from Greek lapsanē, lampsanē

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“Lapsana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lapsana. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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