Lippia

noun
Lip·pia | \ ˈlipēə \

Definition of Lippia 

: a large genus of tropical American herbs, shrubs, and small trees (family Verbenaceae) having small flowers in heads or spikes

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.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Lippia

New Latin, from Augustin Lippi †1705 French physician and traveler + New Latin -ia

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Lippia

Dictionary Entries near Lippia

lipperings

Lippes loop

Lippi

Lippia

lippie

lippiness

lipping

Statistics for Lippia

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Lippia

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

WORD OF THE DAY

by word of mouth

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!