noun Sto·moi·sia \stəˈmȯisēə\

Definition of Stomoisia

  1. :  a large genus of herbs (family Lentibulariaceae) widely distributed on wet shores and having rootlike bladder-bearing branches, minute or scalelike leaves, and racemose or solitary irregular often spurred mostly yellow flowers — compare bladderwort

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Origin and Etymology of stomoisia

New Latin, perhaps from stom- + Greek oisos agnus castus + New Latin -ia — more at withy

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a trip made at another's expense

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