Steironema

noun
Stei·​ron·​e·​ma | \ ˌstīrəˈnēmə \

Definition of Steironema

: a small genus of North American herbs (family Primulaceae) having yellow flowers with a rotate deeply lobed corolla — see loosestrife sense 3

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History and Etymology for Steironema

New Latin, from Greek steiros barren + New Latin -nema

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“Steironema.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Steironema. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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