stachys

noun
sta·chys | \ˈstākə̇s\

Definition of stachys 

1 capitalized : a large and widely distributed genus of herbs (family Labiatae) having five nearly equal calyx teeth, divergent anther cells, and rounded nutlets — see hedge nettle

2 plural -es : any plant of the genus Stachys

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History and Etymology for stachys

New Latin, from Greek, ear of grain, base horehound

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