kochia

noun

any plant of the widely distributed annual genus Kochia, esp K. Scoparia trichophila, grown for its foliage, which turns dark red in the late summer: family ChenopodiaceaeAlso called: burning bush, summer cypress

Nearby words

  1. koch, robert,
  2. koch-weeks bacillus,
  3. kocher,
  4. kocher, emil theodor,
  5. kochi,
  6. kock pouch,
  7. kodachrome,
  8. kodagu,
  9. kodak,
  10. kodel

Word Origin for kochia

named after W. D. J. Koch (1771–1849), German botanist

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