Hydrocotyle

noun
Hy·​dro·​cot·​y·​le

Definition of Hydrocotyle

: a genus of low creeping widely distributed herbs (family Umbelliferae) with crenate peltate leaves and umbellate flowers — see marsh pennywort

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History and Etymology for Hydrocotyle

New Latin, from hydr- + Greek kotylē cup; probably from the watery habitat and the cuplike shape of the leaves

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“Hydrocotyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hydrocotyle. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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