noun Les·que·rel·la \ˌleskəˈrelə, ˌlāk-\

Definition of Lesquerella

  1. :  a genus of low annual or perennial American herbs (family Cruciferae) having stellate pubescence, simple leaves, yellow racemose flowers, and inflated pods — see bladderpod

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Origin and Etymology of lesquerella

New Latin, from Leo Lesquereux †1889 Swiss paleobotanist in U.S. + New Latin -ella

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