re·se·da (rĭ-sēdə, -sĕdə)
1. Any of various Mediterranean plants of the genus Reseda, including the mignonette, having densely flowered terminal racemes and divided petals.
2. A grayish or dark green to yellow green or light olive.
[New Latin Resēda, genus name, from Latin resēda, a kind of plant used to reduce tumors.]
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