Definition of krigia
1 capitalized : a genus of small branched yellow-flowered North American herbs that are related to the chicories but resemble dandelions and have a pappus of both bristles and chaff and short achenes
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Krigia —called also dwarf dandelion
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Origin and Etymology of krigia
New Latin, from David Krig, 18th century American plant collector + New Latin -ia
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