filipendula

noun
fil·​i·​pen·​du·​la | \ ˌfiləˈpenjələ, -nd(y)ələ \

Definition of filipendula

1 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
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Filipendula

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History and Etymology for filipendula

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

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“Filipendula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filipendula. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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