: 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

Word History


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

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anemopsis was in 1841

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“Anemopsis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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