gentianella

/ (ˌdʒɛnʃəˈnɛlə, -ʃɪə-) /

noun

any of various gentianaceous plants, esp the alpine species Gentiana acaulis, which has showy blue flowers
any of several related plants of the genus Gentianella

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Word Origin for gentianella

C17: from New Latin, literally: a little gentian
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