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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Agavaceae — the hostas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of robust East Asian clump-forming perennial herbs having racemose flowers: plantain lilies; sometimes placed in the family Hostaceae.

Etymologies

New Latin after Nicholas Thomas Host +‎ -a (Wiktionary)

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