Matthiola

noun
Mat·​thi·​o·​la | \ məˈthīələ \

Definition of Matthiola

: a genus of Old World herbs and subshrubs (family Cruciferae) having long terete siliques each with numerous winged seeds — see stock sense 24a

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History and Etymology for Matthiola

New Latin, from Pierandrea Mattioli (Matthiolus) †1577 Italian physician

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“Matthiola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Matthiola. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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