Molinia

noun

Mo·​lin·​ia
məˈlinēə
: a small genus of Eurasian grasses having narrow flat leaves, slender panicles, and awnless glumes see moor grass sense 2

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Juan Ignacio Molina †1829, Chilean naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Molinia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Molinia. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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