Zizia

noun
Ziz·​ia | \ ˈzizēə \

Definition of Zizia

: a small genus of North American herbs (family Umbelliferae) with ternately compound leaves, yellow flowers in compound umbels, and flat wingless fruit — see golden alexander , golden meadow parsnip

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History and Etymology for Zizia

New Latin, from I. B. Ziz, 19th century German botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Zizia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zizia. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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