Definition of pulmonaria in English:

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pulmonaria

Pronunciation: /ˌpʌlməˈnɛːrɪə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

A plant of a genus that includes lungwort.
  • Genus Pulmonaria, family Boraginaceae
Example sentences
  • Ferns, hellebores, pulmonarias, and wild gingers are also nice companion plants.
  • There are plump, pink buds on the bergenias, and small, white flowers coming on the pulmonarias.
  • In kinder climates such as hers, she says, pulmonarias, cyclamen, and primroses bloom early enough to pair nicely.

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

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