grossularia

noun
gros·​su·​lar·​ia

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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History and Etymology for grossularia

New Latin, irregular from French groseille gooseberry (from Old French grosele) + New Latin -aria

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“Grossularia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grossularia. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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