Definition of lavatera in English:

lavatera

Line breaks: lava|tera
Pronunciation: /ˌlavəˈtɛːrə/

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noun

  • A plant of a genus that includes the tree mallow.
    • Genus Lavatera, family Malvaceae

Origin

modern Latin, named after the brothers Lavater, 17th-and 18th-century Swiss naturalists.

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