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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History and Etymology for kochia

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

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“Kochia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kochia. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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