Skip to search.

Definition of yerba santa


Reference
Dictionary
Encyclopedia
Thesaurus
World Factbook

 
Search Dictionary:

Houghton Mifflin

yerba san·ta  audio  (snt) KEY 

NOUN:
Any of various western North American evergreen shrubs of the genus Eriodictyon, having purple or white flowers borne in coiled cymes and a funnel-shaped corolla.

ETYMOLOGY:
Spanish : yerba, herb + santa, holy


Visit our partner's site
Provided by Houghton Mifflin
logoeReference -- Download this interactive reference software to your desktop computer