faucaria

[ faw-kair-ee-uh ]
/ fɔˈkɛər i ə /

noun

any succulent plant of the genus Faucaria, comprising several species native to southern Africa and having solitary yellow or white flowers.

Nearby words

  1. fatuously,
  2. fatwa,
  3. fatwood,
  4. faubourg,
  5. faucal,
  6. fauces,
  7. faucet,
  8. fauchard,
  9. faucial,
  10. faucial tonsil

Origin of faucaria

< New Latin (1926), perhaps equivalent to Latin fauc(ēs) throat, narrow passage + -āria -aria

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