Po·​lym·​nia | \ pəˈlimnēə \

Definition of Polymnia

: 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

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History and Etymology for Polymnia

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 28 Feb. 2020.

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