noun Vac·car·ia \vaˈka(a)rēə\

Definition of Vaccaria

in some classifications

  1. :  a small genus of Eurasian annual herbs (family Caryophyllaceae) having opposite acute leaves and rather small red or pink flowers in terminal cymes followed by 5-angled much inflated capsules and being usually included in the genus Saponaria

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Origin and Etymology of vaccaria

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, cow pasture; from its value as fodder

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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