Crossosoma

noun
Cros·​so·​so·​ma | \ ˌkräsəˈsōmə, -rȯs- \

Definition of Crossosoma

: a small genus of shrubs (constituting the family Crossosomataceae) restricted to the southwestern U.S. and Mexico and having small simple leathery leaves that are often clustered on short branches and solitary terminal flowers

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Other Words from Crossosoma

crossosomataceous \ ¦⸗⸗ˌsōmə¦tāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Crossosoma

New Latin, from cross- + -soma

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“Crossosoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Crossosoma. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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