: 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

Word History


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

First Known Use

1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aegopodium was in 1775

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“Aegopodium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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