gentianella

noun gen·tia·nel·la \ ˌjench(ē)əˈnelə \

Definition of gentianella

plural -s
:any of several gentians; especially :a low-growing perennial alpine gentian (Gentiana acaulis) that is often cultivated for its large showy typically blue flowers

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Origin and Etymology of gentianella

New Latin, diminutive of Latin gentiana


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