dra·​ba | \ ˈdrābə, -äbə \

Definition of draba

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

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History and Etymology for draba

New Latin, from Greek drabē, a kind of cress

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“Draba.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draba. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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