dalea

noun
da·​lea | \ ˈdālēə \

Definition of dalea

1 capitalized : a genus of American herbs or shrubs (family Leguminosae) with pinnate leaves and spikes or heads of mostly purple flowers
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Dalea

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History and Etymology for dalea

New Latin, after Samuel Dale †1739 English physician and botanist

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“Dalea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dalea. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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