Dyssodia

noun
Dys·​so·​dia | \ də̇ˈsōdēə \

Definition of Dyssodia

: a small genus of prairie herbs (family Compositae) found in the central part of North America with fetid finely dissected leaves and small yellow heads of tubular and ray flowers

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History and Etymology for Dyssodia

New Latin, modification of Greek dysōdia foul smell, from dysōdēs ill-smelling + -ia

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“Dyssodia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dyssodia. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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