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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Echinacea, genus Echinacea(noun)

    small genus of North American coarse perennial herbs

Wiktionary

  1. echinacea(Noun)

    Any of several plants, of genus Echinacea, having pinkish-purple flowers.

  2. echinacea(Noun)

    A herbal medicine extracted from the roots and seeds of such plants.

  3. Origin: From scientific Latin Echinacea, from ἐχῖνος (because of the soft "spines" in the centre of the flower) .

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Echinacea

    A genus of perennial herbs used topically and internally. It contains echinacoside, GLYCOSIDES; INULIN; isobutyl amides, resin, and SESQUITERPENES.

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