dentaria

noun
den·​tar·​ia | \ denˈta(a)rēə \

Definition of dentaria

1 capitalized : a small genus of herbs (family Cruciferae) with pungent scaly or toothed roots
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Dentaria — compare coralwort crinkleroot

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History and Etymology for dentaria

New Latin, from Latin dent-, dens tooth + New Latin -aria

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“Dentaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dentaria. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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