kochia

noun ko·chia \ ˈkōkēə \

Definition of kochia

1 capitalized :a genus of herbs (family Chenopodiaceae) having a turbinate perianth and broadly winged fruit — see summer cypress
2 plural -s :a plant of the genus Kochia

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Origin and Etymology of kochia

New Latin, from W. D. J. Koch †1849 German botanist + New Latin -ia


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