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Date: 1100-1200
Language: Latin
Origin: , perhaps from nasus 'nose' + -turtium (from torquere 'to twist'); because of its strong smell

nasturtium

noun
     
Related topics: Plants
nas‧tur‧tium [countable]
HBPPPG a garden plant with orange, yellow, or red flowers and circular leaves

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