noun Me·li·an·thus \ˌmēlēˈan(t)thəs\

Definition of Melianthus

  1. :  a small genus (the type of the family Melianthaceae) of southern African shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and racemose flowers with unequal sepals and four stamens — see honeyflower

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Origin and Etymology of melianthus

New Latin, from meli- + -anthus

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