highbelia

noun
high·​be·​lia | \ hīˈbēlyə, -lēə \
plural -s

Definition of highbelia

: any of various tall-growing American lobelias especially : great lobelia

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History and Etymology for highbelia

high entry 1 (in contrast to lo-, punningly taken as low) + lobelia

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“Highbelia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/highbelia. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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