noun Le·o·no·tis

Definition of Leonotis

  1. :  a small genus of tropical herbs or low shrubs (family Labiatae) of southern Africa with whorls of showy very irregular red, yellow, or white flowers — see dagga 2

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of leonotis

New Latin, from Greek leōn lion + ōt-, ous ear — more at lion, ear

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Leonotis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!