Definition of houstonia
1 capitalized : a genus of North American herbs (family Rubiaceae) with entire leaves and small blue, lilac, or white tubular lobed flowers — see bluet
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Houstonia
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Origin and Etymology of houstonia
New Latin, from William Houston †1733 Scottish botanist + New Latin -ia
First Known Use: 1764See Words from the same year
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