Picris

noun
Pic·ris | \ˈpikrə̇s\

Definition of Picris 

: a genus of weedy herbs (family Compositae) chiefly of the Old World having leafy stems, large yellow ray flowers, and linear achenes

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History and Etymology for Picris

New Latin, from Latin, bitter lettuce, a salad, from Greek pikris oxtongue, from pikros bitter

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