: a genus of sticky herbs (family Compositae) having heads with deeply grooved bracts investing the achenes see melosa, tarweed

Word History


New Latin, from Spanish madia, madi, a Chilean species of Madia, from Araucan Madi

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“Madia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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