exacum

/ (ˈɛksəkəm) /

noun

any plant of the annual or perennial tropical genus Exacum; some are grown as greenhouse biennials for their bluish-purple platter-shaped flowers: family Gentianaceae

Nearby words

  1. exacting,
  2. exaction,
  3. exactitude,
  4. exactly,
  5. exactness,
  6. exaggerate,
  7. exaggerated,
  8. exaggeration,
  9. exaggerative,
  10. exahertz

Word Origin for exacum

Latin, a name for centaury, from ex out + agere to drive

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