escobita

noun
es·​co·​bi·​ta | \ ˌeskəˈbētə \
plural -s

Definition of escobita

: any of several Californian plants of the genus Orthocarpus (such as O. purpurascens)

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History and Etymology for escobita

American Spanish, literally, little broom, diminutive of escoba broom, from Latin scopa, scopae

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“Escobita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/escobita. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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