in some classifications
: a genus of herbs or shrubs (family Euphorbiaceae) now usually included in the genus Euphorbia

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, from Greek chamaisykē, from chamai- chamae- + sykē fig tree, from sykon fig

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“Chamaesyce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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