noun Lech·ea \ˈlekēə\

Definition of Lechea

  1. :  a genus of herbs or subshrubs (family Cistaceae) having much-branched stems and minute purplish or greenish trimerous flowers — see pinweed

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Origin and Etymology of lechea

New Latin, from Johan Leche †1764 Swedish botanist

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to cast off or become cast off

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