Collinsia

noun
genus of hardy annual herbs of western United States
Syn: ↑genus Collinsia
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
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\\kəˈlinzēə, -sēə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Zaccheus Collins died 1831 American botanist + New Latin -ia
1. capitalized : a genus of United States biennial or annual herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) with irregular whorled flowers
2. -s : any plant of the genus Collinsia

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/keuh lin"see euh, -zee euh/, n.
any plant belonging to the genus Collinsia, of the figwort family, having whorled leaves and usually clusters of variously colored flowers.
[1817; after Zaccheus Collins (1764-1831), U.S. botanist; see -IA]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • collinsia — /keuh lin see euh, zee euh/, n. any plant belonging to the genus Collinsia, of the figwort family, having whorled leaves and usually clusters of variously colored flowers. [1817; after Zaccheus Collins (1764 1831), U.S. botanist; see IA] * * * …   Universalium

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