Definition of santolina
: any of a genus (Santolina) of aromatic Mediterranean composite subshrubs that have dissected evergreen leaves and clustered flower heads lacking ray flowers
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Consider lamb’s ears (Stachys byzantina), catnips (Nepeta), santolina and wormwood (Artemisia).
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Origin and Etymology of santolina
New Latin, alteration of Latin santonica, an herb, feminine of santonicus of the Santoni, from Santoni, a people of Aquitania
First Known Use: 1578See Words from the same year
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