Camelina

noun
annual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia
Syn: ↑genus Camelina, ↑false flax
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Meronyms: ↑gold of pleasure, ↑Camelina sativa

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\\ˌkaməˈlīnə, -lē-; kəˈmelənə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin camelina, chamaelinum, alteration of Latin chamaemelinus of chamomile, from chamaemelon chamomile — more at chamomile
: a small genus of Old World herbs (family Cruciferae) distinguished by their ovoid flaxlike seed pods — see false flax, gold of pleasure, small-seeded false flax

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