[ muh-ree-uh ]
/ məˈri ə /
any of various plants belonging to the genera Moraea and Dietes, of the iris family, native to tropical Africa.
Origin of moraea
< New Latin (1758), irregular after Robert More (1703–80), English plant collector; see -ea
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