Definition of parnassia
1 capitalized : a genus of smooth bog herbs (family Saxifragaceae) native to arctic and temperate regions and having basal entire leaves and white flowers
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Parnassia
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Origin and Etymology of parnassia
New Latin, from Latin Parnasus, Parnassus Parnassus (from Greek Parnasos, Parnassos) + New Latin -ia
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