Meaning of ECHINACEA in English

ECHINACEA

noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from echin- + -acea (feminine of -aceus -aceous) Date: circa 1859 the dried rhizome, roots, or other parts of any of three purple coneflowers that are used primarily in dietary supplements and herbal remedies for the stimulating effect they are held to have on the immune system

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