rhexia

noun rhex·ia \ˈreksēə\

Definition of rhexia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of herbs (family Melastomaceae) having 3-nerved leaves and red or yellow flowers with 4 petals and 8 equal anthers — see deer grass

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

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Origin and Etymology of rhexia

New Latin, from Latin, a plant


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