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exacum

/ (ˈɛksəkəm) /
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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
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Word Origin for exacum

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