Luzula

noun

Lu·​zu·​la
ˈlüzyələ
: a genus of perennial herbs (family Juncaceae) resembling grass or rushes and having leaves and young stems frequently hairy and flowers crowded, umbeled, or in spikes see wood rush

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Italian luzziola, lucciola (in erba luzziola, erba lucciola adder's-tongue)

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“Luzula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Luzula. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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