potentilla

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noun po·ten·til·la \ˌpō-tən-ˈti-lə\

Definition of potentilla

  1. :  cinquefoil 1

Origin and Etymology of potentilla

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, garden heliotrope, from Latin potent-, potens

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