noun Er·i·o·cau·lon

Definition of Eriocaulon

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Eriocaulaceae) of widely distributed acaulescent herbs having flowers with glandular petals and 4 to 6 stamens

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Origin and Etymology of eriocaulon

New Latin, from erio- + -caulon (from Greek kaulos stalk, stem) — more at hole

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