Definition of fraxinella in English:

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fraxinella

Pronunciation: /ˌfraksəˈnelə/

noun

Another term for gas plant.
Example sentences
  • In the evening before the holiday people suffering from diseases go to places where fraxinella is known to grow.
  • Virginia especially delighted in what had become an annual June event: taking lighted candles at night into the garden to light the fraxinella, commonly called the gasplant.

Origin

Mid 17th century: modern Latin (former specific epithet), diminutive of Latin fraxinus 'ash tree' (because of its leaves, thought to resemble those of the ash).

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Syllabification: frax·i·nel·la

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