Butomus

noun
Bu·​to·​mus | \ ˈbyütəməs \

Definition of Butomus

: a genus (the type of the family Butomaceae) of bog herbs having leaves ensiform and 3-angled at the base and flowers in umbels

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History and Etymology for Butomus

New Latin, from Greek boutomos, boutomon sedge

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“Butomus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Butomus. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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