sol·​da·​nel·​la | \ ˌsäldəˈnelə, ˌsōl- \

Definition of soldanella

1 capitalized : a small genus of European low-growing perennial alpine herbs (family Primulaceae) having basal fleshy leaves and nodding scapose blue or pink flowers with the corolla lobes often fringed
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Soldanella

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New Latin, from Italian, soldanella

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“Soldanella.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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