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grindelia

[grin-dee-lee-uh, -deel-yuh] /grɪnˈdi li ə, -ˈdil yə/
noun
1.
any of various composite plants of the genus Grindelia, comprising the gumweeds.
2.
the dried leaves and tops of certain species of this plant, used in medicine.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; named after D.H. Grindel (1777-1836), Russian scientist; see -ia
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grindelia

/ɡrɪnˈdiːlɪə/
noun
1.
any coarse plant of the American genus Grindelia, having yellow daisy-like flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites) See also gum plant
2.
the dried leaves and tops of certain species of these plants, used in tonics and sedatives
Word Origin
C19: named after David Hieronymus Grindel (1777–1836), Russian botanist
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