capitalized : a genus of herbs (family Stemonaceae) of the southern U.S. having horizontal rootstocks, leaves near the top of the stem, and nodding flowers
plural -s : a plant of the genus Croomia

Word History


New Latin, from H. B. Croom †1837 American botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Croomia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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