noun col·lin·sia \kəˈlinzēə, -sēə\

Definition of collinsia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of U.S. biennial or annual herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) with irregular whorled flowers

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

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Origin and Etymology of collinsia

New Latin, from Zaccheus Collins †1831 American botanist + New Latin -ia

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to cast off or become cast off

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