[ ahy-vuh, ee-vuh ]

  1. any composite plant of the genus Iva, characterized by usually opposite leaves and inconspicuous greenish-yellow flowers.

Origin of iva

<New Latin (Linnaeus); of uncertain origin

Words Nearby iva

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How to use iva in a sentence

  • The small fry giggled, but formed into line and kept their places while iva and Nesta consulted the oracle.

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