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

Word History


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

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“Peganum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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