noun Lyci·um \ˈlis(h)ēəm\

Definition of Lycium

  1. :  a genus of shrubs or trees (family Solanaceae) having simple leaves and tubular campanulate flowers — see matrimony vine

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Origin and Etymology of lycium

New Latin, from Greek lykion, a thorn from Lycia, from neuter of Lykios Lycian

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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