Definition of sabbatia
1 capitalized : a genus of smooth slender North American herbs (family Gentianaceae) with opposite leaves and showy white or rose-pink cymose flowers — see marsh pink
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Sabbatia — see american centaury
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Origin and Etymology of sabbatia
New Latin, from Liberatus Sabbati, 18th century Italian botanist + New Latin -ia
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