astrantia

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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

astrantia (plural astrantias)

  1. Any of the genus Astrantia of herbaceous plants.
    • 2009 May 14, Stephen Orr, “Plants That Like to Get Their Feet Wet”, New York Times:
      To counter the heft of such big leaves, add dainty flowering plants like Yellow Waxbells (Kirengeshoma palmata) or the underused astrantia in red or maroon.