Definition of grossularia
1 capitalized, in some classifications : a genus of shrubs (family Saxifragaceae) now usually included in the genus Ribes and characterized by spines at the nodes and by fruit that does not disarticulate from the stalk
2 plural -s : grossularite
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Origin and Etymology of grossularia
New Latin, irregular from French groseille gooseberry (from Old French grosele) + New Latin -aria — more at groser
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