Anemopsis

noun An·e·mop·sis \ˌanəˈmäpsə̇s\

Definition of Anemopsis

  1. :  a small genus of herbs (family Saururaceae) found in southwestern North America having long-stalked entire leaves and minute flowers in a terminal bracted spike

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Origin and Etymology of anemopsis

New Latin, from anem- (from Anemone) + -opsis; from its resemblance to an anemone


First Known Use: 1841


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