Phyllanthus

noun Phyl·lan·thus \fə̇ˈlan(t)thəs\

Definition of Phyllanthus

  1. :  a very large genus of tropical plants (family Euphorbiaceae) with alternate leaves and small monoecious flowers succeeded by polycarpellary capsules

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Origin and Etymology of phyllanthus

New Latin, from phyll- + -anthus


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