Ascyrum

noun
As·​cy·​rum | \ əˈsīrəm, ˈasərəm \

Definition of Ascyrum

: 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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History and Etymology for Ascyrum

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

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“Ascyrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ascyrum. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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