Ae·​go·​po·​di·​um | \ ˌē-gə-ˈpō-dē-əm \

Definition of Aegopodium

: 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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First Known Use of Aegopodium

1775, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aegopodium

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

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“Aegopodium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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