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fraxinella

[frak-suh-nel-uh] /ˌfræk səˈnɛl ə/
noun
1.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Latin frāxin(us) ash tree + -ella feminine diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for fraxinella

fraxinella

/ˌfræksɪˈnɛlə/
noun
1.
another name for gas plant
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin: a little ash tree, from Latin frāxinus ash
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Encyclopedia Article for fraxinella

ornamental, gland-covered perennial herb, of the rue family (Rutaceae), native to Eurasia. The flowers (white or pink) and the leaves give off a strong aromatic vapour which can be ignited, hence the names gas plant and burning bush.

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