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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