Anacyclus

noun
An·​a·​cyc·​lus | \ ˌanəˈsikləs, -īk-\

Definition of Anacyclus

: a small genus of annual herbs (family Compositae) of the Mediterranean region having dissected leaves and white or yellow flowers

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First Known Use of Anacyclus

1761, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anacyclus

New Latin, from ana- + Greek kyklos ring, circle

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