thurberia

noun
thur·​be·​ria | \ ˌthərˈbirēə\

Definition of thurberia

1 capitalized, in some classifications : a genus of shrubby herbs that are characterized by a 3-celled capsule and are usually included in Gossypium
2 plural -s : wild cotton sense 2a

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History and Etymology for thurberia

New Latin, from George Thurber †1890 American botanist + New Latin -ia

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