Desmanthus

noun Des·man·thus \dezˈman(t)thəs\

Definition of Desmanthus

  1. :  a genus of American herbs or shrubs (family Leguminosae) with sensitive bipinnate leaves and small whitish flowers

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Origin and Etymology of desmanthus

New Latin, from Greek desmē bundle (from dein to bind) + New Latin -anthus — more at diadem


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