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statice Line breaks: stat|ice
Pronunciation: /ˈstatɪsi/

Definition of statice in English:


Another term for sea lavender.
Example sentences
  • English statice carries 1- to 2-inch clusters of calyxes, each about 1/2 inch across.
  • English statice calyxes are yellow, white, purple, lavender or pink with tiny white or yellow flowers inside.


Mid 18th century: from modern Latin statice (former genus name), based on Greek, feminine of statikos 'causing to stand still' (with reference to medicinal use of the plant to staunch blood).

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