noun Ly·go·des·mia \ˌlīgəˈdezmēə\

Definition of Lygodesmia

  1. :  a genus of wiry-stemmed North American weedy herbs (family Compositae) — see skeleton weed 2

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Origin and Etymology of lygodesmia

New Latin, from Greek lygo- (from lygos withe) + desmos band, bond, desmē bundle + New Latin -ia — more at desm-

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