Limnanthes

noun Lim·nan·thes \ limˈnanˌthēz , -an(t)thēz \

Definition of Limnanthes

: a genus (the type of the family Limnantheceae) of western North American annual herbs having trimerous flowers and entire petals that are shorter than the sepals — see meadow-foam

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Origin and Etymology of limnanthes

New Latin, from limn- + -anthes


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