/ (ˈbɑːtsɪə) /
any of several species of semiparasitic scrophulariaceous plants, including red bartsia (Odontites verna), a pink-flowered weed of cornfields
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Word Origin for bartsia
C18: New Latin, named after Johann Bartsch (died 1738), German botanist
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Example sentences from the Web for bartsia
Bartsia, a genus of Scrophulariace, green half-parasites upon roots of grasses.