loasa

noun
lo·​a·​sa | \ ˈlōəsə \

Definition of loasa

1 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Loasaceae) of tropical American prickly herbs having 10 staminodia and a 3- to 5-valved capsule
2 plural -s : any plant or flower of the genus Loasa

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“Loasa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loasa. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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