draba

noun dra·ba \ˈdrābə, -äbə\

Definition of draba

  1. 1 capitalized :  a very large genus of low tufted herbs (family Cruciferae) of temperate and arctic regions with small flowers and oblong or linear siliques

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Draba — compare whitlow grass

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Origin and Etymology of draba

New Latin, from Greek drabē, a kind of cress


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