uvularia

noun
uvu·​lar·​ia | \ ˌyüvyəˈla(a)rēə \

Definition of uvularia

1 capitalized : a genus of North American herbs (family Liliaceae) having erect stems, sessile or perfoliate leaves, and yellowish drooping bell-shaped flowers
2 plural -s : a plant of the genus Uvularia

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History and Etymology for uvularia

New Latin, from uvula + -aria

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“Uvularia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uvularia. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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