: a genus of herbaceous vines (family Urticaceae) with palmate leaves and pistillate flowers in clusters resembling catkins or cones see hop entry 3

Word History


New Latin, from Medieval Latin, hop (plant), probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old English hymele hop, Middle Low German homele, Old Norse humli

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“Humulus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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