Laserpitium

noun Las·er·piti·um \ˌlasə(r)ˈpishēəm, ˌlazə-, -pitē-\

Definition of Laserpitium

  1. :  an Old World genus of perennial herbs (family Umbelliferae) with compound umbels of flowers and 8-winged fruits

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Origin and Etymology of laserpitium

New Latin, alteration of Latin lasserpicium, a plant


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