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statice

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Pronunciation: /ˈstatɪsi
 
/

Definition of statice in English:

noun

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.

Origin

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).

Words that rhyme with statice

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