noun mo·raea \məˈrēə\

Definition of moraea

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of southern African or Australian bulbous or tuberous plants (family Iridaceae) with a divided perianth and petaloid style branches

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Moraea

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Origin and Etymology of moraea

New Latin, irregular from Robert More †1780 English collector of exotic plants

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a brief usually trivial fact

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