: a small genus of branching annual herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) with opposite leaves and small irregular flowers with four stamens see cowwheat

Word History


New Latin, from Greek melampyron ball mustard, from melan- + pyros wheat

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“Melampyrum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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