Hosta



[hoh-stuh, hos-tuh] /ˈhoʊ stə, ˈhɒs tə/

noun
1.
any of various plants belonging to the genus Hosta, of the lily family, which includes the plantain lily.
/ˈhɒstə/
noun
1.
any plant of the liliaceous genus Hosta, of China and Japan: cultivated esp for their ornamental foliage
n.

1828, plant genus of the lily family, coined 1812 in Modern Latin for Austrian physician and botanist Nicolaus Thomas Host (1761-1834).

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