noun Hyd·no·ra \hidˈnōrə, ˈhidnərə\

Definition of Hydnora

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Hydnoraceae) of African root parasites having soft spines on the inner surface of the perianth lobes resembling those of the hymenium of a fungus of the genus Hydnum

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Origin and Etymology of hydnora

New Latin, irregular from Greek hydnon truffle

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