capitalized : a genus of tender perennials (family Iridaceae) resembling the iris and having flowers on the side of leaflike stems
plural -s : a plant of the genus Marica

Word History


New Latin, from Latin Marica, goddess associated with a sacred grove at Minturnae in central Italy

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“Marica.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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