Origin of fraxinella
1655–65; < New Latin, equivalent to Latin frāxin(us) ash tree + -ella feminine diminutive suffix
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Any low-growing annual will do, but it must be low-growing or it may injure the Fraxinella.Making a Garden of Perennials
W. C. Egan
In Fraxinella (Dictamnus) the petals are unequal; there are ten stamens, one style, and the carpels are two-seeded.Botany for Ladies
Fraxinella, frak-si-nel′a, n. a common name for cultivated species of dittany.
In the last-mentioned case they are called declinate, as in amaryllis, horse-chestnut and fraxinella.
- another name for gas plant
C17: from New Latin: a little ash tree, from Latin frāxinus ash