Restio

noun Res·tio \ˈrestēˌō\

Definition of Restio

  1. :  a large genus of leafless southern African and Australian herbs (family Restionaceae) having one-celled anthers and many-flowered spikelets with imbricated glumes — see cordleaf, rope grass

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Origin and Etymology of restio

New Latin, from Latin, maker of rope, from restis rope, cord — more at rush


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