Aegopodium

noun Ae·go·po·di·um \ˌē-gə-ˈpō-dē-əm\

Definition of Aegopodium

  1. :  a small genus of herbs (family Umbelliferae) native to the north temperate zone with compound leaves, white flowers, and smooth 5-angled fruits — see goutweed

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Origin and Etymology of aegopodium

New Latin, from Greek aig-, aix goat + New Latin -o- + -podium; probably from the shape of the leaflets


First Known Use: 1775


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