noun Ep·i·me·di·um \ˌepəˈmēdēəm\

Definition of Epimedium

  1. :  a small genus of nearly woody herbs (family Berberidaceae) having pinnately compound leaves and flowers with eight sepals in two whorls and four petals that are mostly transformed into nectaries

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Origin and Etymology of epimedium

New Latin, from Latin epimedion, an unknown plant, from Greek epimēdion, from epi- + mēdion, a species of Campanula

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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