grossularia

noun gros·su·lar·ia

Definition of grossularia

  1. 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. 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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