Cytinus

noun
Cyt·​i·​nus | \ ˈsitᵊnəs \

Definition of Cytinus

: a genus of reddish or yellow fleshy root parasitic herbs (family Rafflesiaceae) comprising one African and three European species that grow on the roots of plants of the genus Cistus

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History and Etymology for Cytinus

New Latin, from Greek kytinos flower of the pomegranate, from kytos hollow vessel, skin + -inos -ine

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

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