Bupleurum

noun Bu·pleu·rum \byüˈplu̇rəm\

Definition of Bupleurum

  1. :  a genus of widely distributed herbs (family Umbelliferae) having simple often stem-clasping leaves and greenish yellow flowers

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Origin and Etymology of bupleurum

New Latin, from Latin bupleuron hare's-ear (Bupleurum rotundifolium), alteration of Greek boupleuros, from bou- (from bous) + -pleuros (from pleura rib) — more at pleurisy


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