- any of numerous plants and shrubs of the genus Justicia, which includes the shrimp plant and water willow.
Origin of justicia
< New Latin, after James Justice (1698–1763), Scottish horticulturist; see -ia
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Examples from the Web for justicia
The Justicia, however, continued the case which resulted in acquittal.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4
Henry Charles Lea
Justicia que est via ad regnum ut supradictum est in duobus consistit.The Grey Friars in Oxford
Andrew G. Little
I think you ought forthwith to give notice of his doings to the Justicia, answered the lady.
Where did the profusion of Justicia Adhatoda which I find here come from, is it not a distinct species?
Justicia, mas no por mi casa—Justice by all means, but not in my own house.