Ascyrum

noun As·cy·rum \əˈsīrəm, ˈasərəm\

Definition of Ascyrum

  1. :  a genus of American subshrubs (family Hypericaceae) having short leafy branches, yellow flowers, and one-celled capsular fruit — see saint-peter's-wort

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Origin and Etymology of ascyrum

New Latin, from Greek askyron Saint-John's-wort


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