Psilostrophe

noun

Psi·​los·​tro·​phe
sīˈlästrə(ˌ)fē
: a genus of herbs or low shrubs (family Compositae) of the rangelands of southwestern U.S. having persistent papery yellow flowers

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from psil- + Greek strophē act of turning

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“Psilostrophe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Psilostrophe. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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