noun Pe·da·lium \pəˈdālēəm, -lyəm\

Definition of Pedalium

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of pedalium

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

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a brief usually trivial fact

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