Lomatium

noun Lo·ma·ti·um \lōˈmāshēəm\

Definition of Lomatium

  1. :  a genus of perennial herbs (family Umbelliferae) resembling parsley and having leaves that are for the most part finely and ternately compound and winged fruit that is oblong to orbicular

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Origin and Etymology of lomatium

New Latin, from Greek lōmation small border, diminutive of lōmat-, lōma hem, fringe


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