moraea

noun
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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