: a genus of annual weedy herbs (family Lythraceae) with 4-angled stems, opposite or whorled leaves, and small, axillary, and mostly solitary flowers see toothcup

Word History


New Latin, irregular from Late Latin rotalis

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“Rotala.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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