cacalia

noun ca·ca·lia \kəˈkālyə, -lēə\

Definition of cacalia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of tall smooth herbs (family Compositae) with alternate often petioled leaves and large heads in flat corymbs — see mesadenia

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Emilia

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Origin and Etymology of cacalia

New Latin, from Latin, a plant, from Greek kakalia, kakkalia


First Known Use: 1766


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