Monotropsis

noun
Mono·​trop·​sis

Definition of Monotropsis

: a genus of herbs (family Pyrolaceae) that is native to the southeastern U.S. — see carolina beechdrops

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History and Etymology for Monotropsis

New Latin, blend of Monotropa and -opsis; from its resemblance to Monotropa

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“Monotropsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Monotropsis. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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