Jatrorrhiza

noun
Jat·​ror·​rhi·​za | \ ˌja‧trəˈrīzə \

Definition of Jatrorrhiza

: a genus of woody vines (family Menispermaceae) of eastern Africa and Mauritius having lobed leaves and long loose racemes of flowers — see calumba

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History and Etymology for Jatrorrhiza

New Latin, from jatro- (variant of iatr-) + -rhiza

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“Jatrorrhiza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jatrorrhiza. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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