Sat·​u·​re·​ia | \ ˌsachəˈrē(y)ə, ˌsatəˈ- \

Definition of Satureia

: a genus of aromatic herbs or shrubs (family Labiatae) that are nearly all native to southern Europe and that have small entire leaves, bracted purple flowers in axillary or terminal clusters, and oblong or oval nutlets — see savory, wild basil, yerba buena

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History and Etymology for Satureia

New Latin, from Latin, savory (mint)

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“Satureia.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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