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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Origin and Etymology of zoisia

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


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