Uni·​o·​la | \ yüˈnīələ, ˌyünēˈōlə \

Definition of Uniola

: a small genus of showy North American perennial grasses having ample panicles of 2-edged spikelets of which the lowermost glumes are empty and including several that are valued as sand stabilizers — see sea oat

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History and Etymology for Uniola

New Latin, from Late Latin, a kind of plant, probably from unio oneness, unity, union

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“Uniola.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Uniola. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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