Polygonella

noun Po·lyg·o·nel·la \ pəˌligəˈnelə \

Definition of Polygonella

:a small genus of heathlike herbs (family Polygonaceae) of eastern North America with jointed stems, small narrow leaves, and small white or greenish apetalous flowers in panicled racemes — see jointweed

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Origin and Etymology of polygonella

New Latin, from Polygonum + -ella


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