Sanicula

noun
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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“Sanicula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sanicula. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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