capitalized : a genus of herbs (family Polemoniaceae) found in western North America with alternate leaves and terminal clusters of phloxlike flowers
plural -s : any plant or flower of the genus Collomia

Word History


New Latin, irregular from Greek kolla glue; from the nature of the seed

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“Collomia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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