Cynoglossum

noun
Cyn·​o·​glos·​sum

Definition of Cynoglossum

: a large genus of tall rough herbs (family Boraginaceae) found in most temperate and subtropical regions — see hound's-tongue

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History and Etymology for Cynoglossum

New Latin, from Greek kynoglōsson, from kyn- cyn- + -glossōn (from glōssa tongue)

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“Cynoglossum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cynoglossum. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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