noun da·lea \ˈdālēə\

Definition of dalea

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of American herbs or shrubs (family Leguminosae) with pinnate leaves and spikes or heads of mostly purple flowers

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

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Origin and Etymology of dalea

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

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