Listera

noun

Lis·​tera
ˈlistərə
: a genus of opposite-leaved orchids native to the north temperate and arctic zones and having racemose greenish flowers without spurs see twayblade

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, after Martin Lister †1712 English physician

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“Listera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Listera. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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