Zoisia

noun
Zoi·​sia | \ ˈzȯisēə, ˈzȯizēə, ˈzȯishə \

Definition of Zoisia

: a small genus of Asiatic grasses that have creeping rhizomes, short pointed leaves, and one-flowered spikelets in racemes and that are valued as lawn grasses especially in warm regions — see zoysia

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History and Etymology for Zoisia

New Latin, from Karl von Zois †1800 German botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Zoisia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zoisia. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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