fatsia

[ fat-see-uh ]

noun
  1. a shrub or small tree, Fatsia japonica, of the ginseng family, having large, glossy, palmately compound leaves and often grown as a houseplant.

Origin of fatsia

1
<New Latin, perhaps irregular <Japanese yatsude the name of the plant

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fatsia

/ (ˈfætsɪə) /


noun
  1. any shrub of the araliaceous genus Fatsia, esp F. japonica, with large deeply palmate leaves and umbels of white flowers

Origin of fatsia

1
New Latin, from the Japanese name

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