Sanicula

noun Sa·nic·u·la \səˈnikyələ\

Definition of Sanicula

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of sanicula

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


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