Lawsonia

noun
Law·​so·​nia | \ lȯˈsōnēə \

Definition of Lawsonia

: a genus of tropical Old World shrubs (family Lythraceae) having tetramerous flowers and a four-celled capsular fruit — see henna

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History and Etymology for Lawsonia

New Latin, from Isaac Lawson †1747 Scottish naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Lawsonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lawsonia. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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