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episcia

[ ih-pish-ee-uh, ih-pish-uh ]
/ ɪˈpɪʃ i ə, ɪˈpɪʃ ə /
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noun
any of several tropical American plants of the genus Episcia, often cultivated as houseplants for their textured, variegated foliage and showy flowers.
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Origin of episcia

1865–70; <New Latin <Greek episkiá feminine of episkiós shaded, equivalent to epi-epi- + -skios, adj. derivative of skiá shade, shadow
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