noun pha·ce·lia \fəˈsēlēə\

Definition of phacelia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of American herbs (family Hydrophyllaceae) with usually pinnatifid or dissected leaves and blue, purple, or white flowers in scorpioid cymes — see california bluebell

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

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Origin and Etymology of phacelia

New Latin, from Greek phakelos bundle, faggot + New Latin -ia

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to cast off or become cast off

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