Anacyclus

noun

An·​a·​cyc·​lus
ˌanəˈsikləs,
-īk-
: a small genus of annual herbs (family Compositae) of the Mediterranean region having dissected leaves and white or yellow flowers

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1761, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anacyclus was in 1761

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“Anacyclus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anacyclus. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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