Dyssodia

noun Dys·so·dia \də̇ˈsōdēə\

Definition of Dyssodia

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of dyssodia

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


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