Tamus

noun
Ta·​mus | \ ˈtāməs \

Definition of Tamus

: a genus of tuberous-rooted vines (family Dioscoreaceae) with twining stems, cordate leaves, and flowers in axillary racemes

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History and Etymology for Tamus

New Latin, probably from Latin tamnus, a vine

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“Tamus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tamus. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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