capitalized : a genus of aromatic herbs (family Labiatae) with large ovate leaves and terminal spikes of yellow flowers see horse balm
plural -s : any plant of the genus Collinsonia

Word History


New Latin, from Peter Collinson †1768 English naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Collinsonia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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