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aquilegia

[ak-wuh-lee-jee-uh, ey-kwuh-] /ˌæk wəˈli dʒi ə, ˌeɪ kwə-/
noun
1.
any plant belonging to the genus Aquilegia, of the buttercup family, comprising the columbines.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Neo-Latin, Medieval Latin, variant of aquilēia columbine
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aquilegia

/ˌækwɪˈliːdʒɪə/
noun
1.
another name for columbine1
Word Origin
C19: from Medieval Latin, of uncertain origin
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