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pulmonaria

Line breaks: pul¦mon|aria
Pronunciation: /ˌpʌlməˈnɛːrɪə/

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Definition of pulmonaria in English:

noun

A plant of a genus that includes lungwort.
  • Genus Pulmonaria, family Boraginaceae

Origin

modern Latin, from medieval Latin pulmonaria (herba), feminine (used as a noun) of Latin pulmonarius 'relating to the lungs' (from the belief in its efficacy in curing lung diseases).

Words that rhyme with pulmonaria

aquaria, area, armamentaria, Bavaria, Bulgaria, caldaria, cineraria, columbaria, filaria, frigidaria, Gran Canaria, herbaria, honoraria, malaria, rosaria, sacraria, Samaria, solaria, tepidaria, terraria

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