galinsoga

[ gal-in-soh-guh ]
/ ˌgæl ɪnˈsoʊ gə /

noun

any of several weedy composite plants of the genus Galinsoga, especially G. ciliata or G. parviflora, having small flower heads with short, sparse white rays.

Origin of galinsoga

< New Latin (1794), after Mariano M. de Galinsoga, Spanish botanist
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