Anthriscus

noun

An·​thris·​cus
anˈthriskəs
: a genus of Eurasian herbs (family Umbelliferae) with finely dissected leaves and short-beaked fruit

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, chervil, from Greek anthriskos; probably akin to Greek athēr beard of grain

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“Anthriscus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anthriscus. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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