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Actaea

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Etymology 1Edit

Actaea spicata (type species)

From Latin actaea (baneberry).

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Actaea f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Actaeeaebaneberry or bugbane, flowering plants native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
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Etymology 2Edit

Specimen of Actaea semblatae in National Museum of Natural Science in Taiwan

From Ancient Greek ἁκτή (haktḗ, coast, shore) +‎ -a

Proper nounEdit

Actaea f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Xanthidae — various mud crabs.
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