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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Agavaceae — the hostas.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of robust East Asian clump-forming perennial herbs having racemose flowers: plantain lilies; sometimes placed in the family Hostaceae.
New Latin after Nicholas Thomas Host + -a (Wiktionary)