Lygodesmia

noun
Ly·​go·​des·​mia | \ˌlīgəˈdezmēə\

Definition of Lygodesmia 

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

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History and Etymology for Lygodesmia

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

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