: a genus of aquatic or marsh herbs (family Ranunculaceae) having finely dissected or lobed leaves, small white flowers, and wrinkled achenes

Word History


New Latin, from Latin batrachion, a medicinal plant, from Greek, from batrachos frog + -ion (diminutive suffix)

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“Batrachium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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