rosilla

noun

ro·​silla
rōˈzilə,
-ˈsilə,
-ˈsē(y)ə
plural -s
1
: a sneezeweed (Helenium puberulum) of southern California
2
: a shrub or small tree (Eysenhardtia polystachya) of the family Leguminosae of Arizona and adjacent Mexico with small white flowers in long racemes see nephritic wood

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American Spanish

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“Rosilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rosilla. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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