Onosmodium

noun

On·​os·​mo·​di·​um
ˌänəzˈmōdēəm,
-nəˈsm-
: a genus of North American perennial herbs (family Boraginaceae) with hispid foliage and small yellowish or greenish flowers see false gromwell

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, irregular from Greek onosma, a boraginaceous plant, from onos ass + -osma (from osmē odor)

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“Onosmodium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Onosmodium. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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