specularia

noun spec·u·lar·ia \ˌspekyəˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of specularia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of annual herbs (family Campanulaceae) distinguished from Campanula by the rotate corolla and narrowly oblong ovary — see corn violet, venus's looking-glass

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Specularia

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Origin and Etymology of specularia

New Latin, from Medieval Latin speculum Veneris campanula, literally, mirror of Venus + New Latin -aria


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