Peganum

noun
Peg·​a·​num | \ ˈpegənəm \

Definition of Peganum

: a widely distributed genus of herbs (family Zygophyllaceae) having alternate leaves and large white solitary flowers with 12 to 15 stamens — see african rue

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History and Etymology for Peganum

New Latin, from Greek pēganon rue; probably akin to Greek pēgnynai to fix, fasten together

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“Peganum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Peganum. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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