Saxifraga

noun
Sax·​if·​ra·​ga | \ sakˈsifrəgə \

Definition of Saxifraga

: a genus (the type of the family Saxifragaceae) of usually perennial herbs of diverse habit of arctic and temperate regions having pentamerous often showy flowers with a 2-celled ovary followed by a 2-beaked follicle and often having basal tufted leaves — see london pride

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History and Etymology for Saxifraga

New Latin, from Late Latin, saxifrage

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“Saxifraga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saxifraga. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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