Rhinanthus

noun Rhi·nan·thus \rīˈnan(t)thəs\

Definition of Rhinanthus

  1. :  a small genus of partially parasitic herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) that have an inflated 4-toothed calyx, bilabiate corolla, four unequal stamens, and winged seeds — see rattle

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Origin and Etymology of rhinanthus

New Latin, from rhin- + -anthus


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