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frax·i·nel·la

 (frăk′sə-nĕl′ə)
n.

[New Latin, diminutive of Latin fraxinus, ash tree; see bherəg- in Indo-European roots.]

fraxinella

(ˌfræksɪˈnɛlə)
n
(Plants) another name for gas plant
[C17: from New Latin: a little ash tree, from Latin frāxinus ash]

gas′ plant`


n.
a plant, Dictamnus albus, of the rue family, native to Eurasia, having clusters of flowers and strong-smelling foliage that emits a flammable vapor. Also called fraxinella , dittany.
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Noun1.fraxinella - Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weatherfraxinella - Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests