Sa·​nic·​u·​la | \ səˈnikyələ\

Definition of Sanicula

: a genus of chiefly American herbs (family Umbelliferae) having palmately compound leaves, unisexual flowers in panicled umbels, and fruit covered with hooked bristles

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History and Etymology for Sanicula

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, sanicle, probably diminutive of Latin sanus healthy

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