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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Origin and Etymology of fumaria

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


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