capitalized : a small genus of perennial herbs (family Rosaceae) of north temperate regions with pinnately divided leaves and small white or pink flowers in cymose panicles
plural -s : any plant of the genus Filipendula

Word History


New Latin, from fili- + Latin pendula, feminine of pendulus hanging

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“Filipendula.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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