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monarda

[muh-nahr-duh] /məˈnɑr də/
noun
1.
any aromatic, erect plant belonging to the genus Monarda, of the mint family, native to North America, including horsemint and Oswego tea.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; < Neo-Latin, named after N. Monardés (1493-1588), Spanish botanist; see -a2
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monarda

/mɒˈnɑːdə/
noun
1.
any mintlike North American plant of the genus Monarda: family Lamiaceae (labiates) See also horsemint (sense 2), bergamot (sense 4)
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, named after N. Monardés (1493–1588), Spanish botanist
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