Lu·​zu·​la | \ ˈlüzyələ \

Definition of Luzula

: 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

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History and Etymology for Luzula

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

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“Luzula.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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