Polymnia

noun

Po·​lym·​nia
pəˈlimnēə
: a small genus of American and chiefly tropical herbs (family Compositae) having large lobed leaves and corymbose heads of discoid and radiate yellow or white flowers see leafcup

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, probably from Latin Polymnia, Polyhymnia, one of the Greek muses, from Greek

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“Polymnia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polymnia. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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