mo·​raea | \ məˈrēə \

Definition of moraea

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

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History and Etymology for moraea

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

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“Moraea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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