Micromeria

noun Mi·cro·me·ria

Definition of Micromeria

  1. :  a large genus of fragrant chiefly Old World herbs (family Labiatae) having a calyx chiefly 13-veined, a small corolla barely exserted, and four unequal anthers — see yerba buena

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Origin and Etymology of micromeria

New Latin, from micr- + Greek meros part, portion + New Latin -ia — more at merit


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