Myrsiphyllum

noun

Myr·​si·​phyl·​lum
ˌmərsəˈfiləm
in some classifications
: a genus of plants comprising the smilax of the florist's trade that is now usually included in the genus Asparagus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek myrsinē myrtle + New Latin -phyllum

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“Myrsiphyllum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Myrsiphyllum. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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