Ilysanthes

noun

Il·​y·​san·​thes
ˌiləˈsan(t)(ˌ)thēz
: a genus of low herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) with opposite leaves and small solitary usually purplish flowers see false hedge hyssop

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek ilys mud + New Latin -anthes

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“Ilysanthes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ilysanthes. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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