Mollugo

noun
Mol·​lu·​go | \ məˈlü(ˌ)gō \

Definition of Mollugo

: a genus of low chiefly tropical American herbs (family Aizoaceae) having whorled leaves and pedicellate flowers — see carpetweed

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History and Etymology for Mollugo

New Latin, from Latin, stickseed, from mollis soft

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“Mollugo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mollugo. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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