Oryzopsis

noun Or·y·zop·sis \ ˌȯrəˈzäpsə̇s \

Definition of Oryzopsis

: a genus of American tufted grasses with open panicles composed of one-flowered spikelets remotely suggesting rice — see mountain rice, silk grass

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Origin and Etymology of oryzopsis

New Latin, from oryz- + -opsis


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