any of numerous plants and shrubs of the genus Justicia, which includes the shrimp plant and water willow.

Nearby words

  1. justice of the peace,
  2. justice of the peace court,
  3. justice's court,
  4. justicer,
  5. justiceship,
  6. justiciable,
  7. justiciar,
  8. justiciary,
  9. justicoat,
  10. justifiability

Origin of justicia

< New Latin, after James Justice (1698–1763), Scottish horticulturist; see -ia

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