solidago

noun
sol·i·da·go | \ˌsä-lə-ˈdā-(ˌ)gō, -ˈdä- \
plural solidagos

Definition of solidago 

: any of a genus (Solidago) of chiefly North American composite herbs including the typical goldenrods

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The only difference being flower shop solidago has the allergens bred out of it. Aaron Gilbreath, Longreads, "Reflections of an Accidental Florist," 28 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of solidago

circa 1771, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for solidago

New Latin, from Medieval Latin soldago, an herb reputed to heal wounds, from soldare to make whole, from Latin solidare, from solidus solid

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solidago

noun
sol·i·da·go | \ˌsäl-ə-ˈdā-(ˌ)gō, -ˈdäg-(ˌ)ō \

Medical Definition of solidago 

1 capitalized : a genus of chiefly North American composite herbs including the typical goldenrods

2 plural solidagos : any plant of the genus Solidago

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