Empetrum

noun Em·pe·trum \ˈempə‧trəm\

Definition of Empetrum

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Empetraceae) of low shrubs having flowers scattered and solitary or few in the axils — see crowberry

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Origin and Etymology of empetrum

New Latin, from Greek empetron, neuter of empetros growing on rock, from em- 2en- + -petros (from petra rock)


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