Definition of Lachnanthes
: a genus of North American herbs (family Haemodoraceae) having leaves both clustered at the base and scattered on the stem and loosely woolly flowers in a compound cyme — see redroot
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Origin and Etymology of lachnanthes
New Latin, from Greek lachnos, lachnē soft woolly hair + New Latin -anthes; akin to Old Slavic vlasŭ hair; from the woolly flowers
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