striga

noun (1)
stri·ga | \ ˈstrīgə \
plural strigae\-īˌjē, -ˌjī \ or strigas

Definition of striga 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a pointed appressed rigid hairlike scale or bristle

2 : a flute in a column

3 : striation

Striga

noun (2)
Stri·ga | \ ˈstrīgə \

Definition of Striga (Entry 2 of 2)

: a genus of seed plants (family Scrophulariaceae) living as root parasites especially on corn, sugarcane, and other grasses in the eastern tropics

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Noun (1)

strigal \-gəl \ adjective

History and Etymology for striga

Noun (1)

New Latin, from Latin, furrow, windrow, swath

Noun (2)

New Latin

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