planta genista

[ plan-tuh ]
/ ˈplæn tə /

noun Heraldry.

a representation of a sprig of broom: used as a badge of the Plantagenets.

Nearby words

  1. plant louse,
  2. plant out,
  3. plant pathology,
  4. plant-cutter,
  5. planta,
  6. plantae,
  7. plantagenet,
  8. plantain,
  9. plantain lily,
  10. plantain-eater

Origin of planta genista

< New Latin: broom plant; see plant, genista

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