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

Word History


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

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“Matthiola.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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