[ ak-uh-lee-uh, uh-kil-ee-uh ]
/ ˌæk əˈli ə, əˈkɪl i ə /
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any composite plant of the genus Achillea, having toothed or divided leaves and flat-topped clusters of flowers, and including the yarrow and sneezewort.
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Example sentences from the Web for achillea
Ignoring the Dispositio Achillea, the elector bequeathed Brandenburg to his two sons.
Achillea millefolium (common yarrow), by river and log-paths, and Smith's.The Maine Woods|Henry David Thoreau
British Dictionary definitions for achillea
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Word Origin for achillea
from Achilles, who was credited with discovering medicinal properties in the plant
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