stachys

noun

any plant of the genus Stachys, esp S. lanata (lamb's ears) and S. officinalis (betony)

Nearby words

  1. stacc.,
  2. staccato,
  3. staccato mark,
  4. staccato speech,
  5. stacey,
  6. stacia,
  7. stack,
  8. stack the cards,
  9. stack up,
  10. stackable

Word Origin for stachys

New Latin, from Greek stachys ear of corn, used as a plant name

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