capitalized : a genus of southern African or Australian bulbous or tuberous plants (family Iridaceae) with a divided perianth and petaloid style branches
plural -s : any plant of the genus Moraea

Word History


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

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“Moraea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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