Coronopus

noun Co·ron·o·pus \kəˈränəpəs, -rōn-\

Definition of Coronopus

  1. :  a small genus of widely distributed ill-smelling herbs (family Cruciferae) with pinnately divided leaves and compact racemes of minute whitish flowers along the depressed stems — see swine cress

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Origin and Etymology of coronopus

New Latin, from Greek korōnopous hartshorn plantain, from korōno- (from korōnē crow) + pous foot — more at foot


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