solidago

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

Definition of solidago

plural

solidagos

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

Origin and Etymology of solidago

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


First Known Use: circa 1771


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solidago

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

Medical Definition of solidago

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

  2. 2plural solidagos :  any plant of the genus Solidago


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