Gypsophila



[jip-sof-uh-luh] /dʒɪpˈsɒf ə lə/

noun
1.
any plant belonging to the genus Gypsophila, of the pink family, native to Mediterranean regions, having small, panicled, pink or white flowers, as baby’s breath.
/dʒɪpˈsɒfɪlə/
noun
1.
any caryophyllaceous plant of the mainly Eurasian genus Gypsophila, such as baby’s-breath, having small white or pink flowers
n.

genus of the pink family, 1771, Modern Latin, from Greek gypsos “chalk, gypsum” (see gypsum) + philein “to love” (see philo-).

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