: a genus of small annual herbs (family Ranunculaceae) found in temperate regions and having tufted linear-spatulate radical leaves and flowers with the receptacle slender and elongated in fruit see mousetail

Word History


New Latin, from Greek myos (genitive of mys mouse) + New Latin -urus

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“Myosurus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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