capitalized : a small genus of weedy tropical American herbs (family Compositae) with opposite leaves and small heads of yellowish flowers some of which have become naturalized in Europe and North America see frenchweed
plural galinsoga : any plant of the genus Galinsoga

Word History


New Latin, after Mariano M. de Galinsoga †1797 Spanish botanist

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“Galinsoga.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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