Psoralea

noun
Pso·​ralea | \ səˈrālēə, -ral- \

Definition of Psoralea

: 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

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History and Etymology for Psoralea

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

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“Psoralea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Psoralea. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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