Onosmodium

noun On·os·mo·di·um \ˌänəzˈmōdēəm, -nəˈsm-\

Definition of Onosmodium

  1. :  a genus of North American perennial herbs (family Boraginaceae) with hispid foliage and small yellowish or greenish flowers — see false gromwell

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Origin and Etymology of onosmodium

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


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