Centaury

Delicadas flores rosas en una planta que crece en una cantera de piedra caliza, de la familia Gentianaceae

Centaurium erythraea

Centaury (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • centaurea

Etymology

From Middle English centaure, from Old English centaurie, from Medieval Latin centaurēa, centauria, from Latin centaurēum, centaurion, from Ancient Greek κενταύρειον (kentaúreion, several plants related to Centaurea), from κένταυρος (kéntauros, centaur) (due to the mythological discovery of its medicinal properties by Chiron the Centaur).

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