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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A bulbous Brazilian plant (Worsleya rayneri) having lilac-colored, dark-spotted flowers and black seeds.

Etymologies

New Latin Worsleya, genus name, after Arthington Worsley (1861-1943), British botanist and civil engineer.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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