Pedalium

noun
Pe·​da·​lium | \ pəˈdālēəm, -lyəm \

Definition of Pedalium

: a genus (the type of the family Pedaliaceae) of smooth annual musky Indian or tropical African herbs having dentate leaves, axillary yellow flowers, and mucilaginous seeds

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History and Etymology for Pedalium

New Latin, from Greek pēdalion rudder, from pēdon oar blade; akin to Greek pod-, pous foot

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“Pedalium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pedalium. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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