Poterium

noun
Po·​te·​ri·​um | \ pōˈtirēəm \

Definition of Poterium

: a small genus of thorny shrubs or herbs (family Rosaceae) with pinnate leaves and greenish flowers — see salad burnet

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History and Etymology for Poterium

New Latin, from Greek potērion drinking cup (or, a plant, probably goat's thorn); akin to Greek pinein to drink

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“Poterium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Poterium. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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