noun An·a·gy·ris \ˌanəˈjīrə̇s\

Definition of Anagyris

  1. :  a small genus of shrubs (family Leguminosae) of the Mediterranean region having trifoliolate leaves, yellow flowers, and narrow compound pods — see bean trefoil 1

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Origin and Etymology of anagyris

New Latin, from Greek, alteration of anagyros bean trefoil, from ana- + gyros ring

First Known Use: 1754

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