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Oenanthe

noun Oe·nan·the \ ēˈnan(ˌ)thē \

Definition of Oenanthe

:a genus of Old World herbs (family Umbelliferae) having compound umbels of white flowers without carpophores — see water dropwort

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Origin and Etymology of oenanthe

New Latin, from Latin, a kind of dropwort, a bird (perhaps the wheatear), from Greek oinanthē, from oin- oen- + anthē bloom, blossom, from anthos flower


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Oenanthe

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Definition of Oenanthe

:a small genus of Old World passerine birds comprising the wheatears

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Origin and Etymology of oenanthe

New Latin, from Latin, a bird (perhaps the wheatear)


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