melosa

noun
me·​lo·​sa | \mə̇ˈlōsə\
plural -s

Definition of melosa 

: a South American herb (Madia sativa) with glandular viscid foliage

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History and Etymology for melosa

American Spanish, from Spanish, feminine of meloso of honey, resembling honey, from Late Latin mellosus, from Latin mell- + -osus -ous

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