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solidago

/ (ˌsɒlɪˈdeɪɡəʊ) /
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noun plural -gos

any plant of the chiefly American genus Solidago, which includes the goldenrods: family Asteraceae (composites)

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Word Origin for solidago

C18: via New Latin from Medieval Latin soldago a plant reputed to have healing properties, from soldāre to strengthen, from Latin solidāre, from solidus solid
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