Lythrum

noun
Ly·thrum | \ˈlīthrəm\

Definition of Lythrum 

: a genus (the type of the family Lythraceae) of herbs and subshrubs having purple or rose-pink flowers with 4 to 8 petals and a 2-celled capsule — see loosestrife sense 2

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History and Etymology for Lythrum

New Latin, from Greek lythron gore; from the color of the flowers; akin to Latin lutum mud

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