fumaria

noun
fu·​mar·​ia | \ fyüˈma(a)rēə \

Definition of fumaria

1 capitalized : a genus of annual herbs (family Fumariaceae) with only one petal spurred at the base and a one-seeded globose capsule
2 plural fumariae\ -​ēˌē \ : an extract or dried leaves of the common fumitory formerly used as a tonic and alterative

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History and Etymology for fumaria

New Latin, from Late Latin, fumitory, from Latin fumus smoke + -aria

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“Fumaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fumaria. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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