episcia

noun
epi·​scia | \i-ˈpi-sh(ē-)ə \

Definition of episcia 

: any of a genus (Episcia) of tropical American herbs of the gesneriad family that have hairy foliage and are related to the African violet

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First Known Use of episcia

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for episcia

New Latin, from Greek episkios shaded, from epi- + skia shadow — more at shine

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