Myrothamnus

noun
My·​ro·​tham·​nus

Definition of Myrothamnus

: a small genus of xerophytic southern African shrubs constituting a family (Myrothamnaceae) having small dioecious apetalous spicate flowers

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History and Etymology for Myrothamnus

New Latin, from Greek myron unguent, perfume + thamnos shrub

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“Myrothamnus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Myrothamnus. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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