Definition of echinacea noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

echinacea

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌekɪˈneɪsiə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌekɪˈneɪsiə//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌekɪˈneɪʃə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌekɪˈneɪʃə//
 
[uncountable, countable]
 
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a plant similar to a daisy, that is thought to help the body heal itself and fight infection Word Originmodern Latin, from Greek ekhinos ‘hedgehog’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: echinacea