herb Sophia

noun

herb So·​phia
-səˈfīə,
-sōˈ-,
-fēə
plural herbs Sophia or herb Sophias
: a hedge mustard (Descurainia sophia) with long linear pods

Word History

Etymology

probably from New Latin sophia (specific epithet of Descurainia sophia), from the name Sophia

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“Herb Sophia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/herb%20Sophia. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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