: a large widely distributed genus of herbs and shrubs (family Leguminosae) with glandular compound leaves and spicate or racemose purple or white flowers see breadroot

Word History


New Latin, from Greek psōraleos scabby, itchy, from psōra itch

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“Psoralea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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