Definition of Cynocrambe
: a small genus of Old World fleshy herbs constituting a family (Cynocrambaceae) and having simple petioled leaves, inconspicuous apetalous flowers, and globose fruit with a crustaceous pericarp
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Origin and Etymology of cynocrambe
New Latin, from Greek kynokrambē dog's mercury (Mercurialis perennis), from Greek kyn- cyn- + krambē cabbage — more at crambe
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