lunaria

noun
lu·​nar·​ia | \ lüˈna(a)rēə \

Definition of lunaria

1 capitalized : a genus of herbs (family Cruciferae) having cordate leaves and broad siliques
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Lunaria

called also honesty, satinpod

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History and Etymology for lunaria

New Latin, from Late Latin, henbane, from Latin luna moon + -aria (feminine singular of -arius -ary)

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“Lunaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lunaria. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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