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restio

Line breaks: res¦tio
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛstɪəʊ/

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Definition of restio in English:

noun (plural restios)

A wiry rush- or reed-like plant of southern Africa, used for thatching and brooms.
  • Genus Restio, family Restionaceae: many species

Origin

modern Latin (genus name), from Latin restis 'a rope'.

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