Anagallis

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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀνά (aná, again) + αγάλλειν (agállein, to adorn oneself, be vain or crazy) (of uncertain origin: said to be of onomatopoeic/nursery origin, but compare Latin Acca Larentia and Sanskrit अक्का (akkā).

Proper noun[edit]

Anagallis f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Primulaceae – the pimpernels.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Species are now often treated as in genus Lysimachia.

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