Definition of scabiosa
1 capitalized : a large genus of Old World herbs (family Dipsacaceae) having terminal heads of flowers subtended by a leafy involucre and flowers with a 5-cleft often bilabiate corolla and four stamens
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Scabiosa
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Origin and Etymology of scabiosa
New Latin, from Medieval Latin, scabious
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