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moraea

[muh-ree-uh]
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noun
  1. any of various plants belonging to the genera Moraea and Dietes, of the iris family, native to tropical Africa.

Origin of moraea

< New Latin (1758), irregular after Robert More (1703–80), English plant collector; see -ea
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