Tephrosia

noun
Te·​phro·​sia | \ tə̇ˈfrōzh(ē)ə, teˈf-\

Definition of Tephrosia

: a genus of herbs or undershrubs (family Leguminosae) having odd-pinnate leaves, white or purplish flowers, and flat legumes

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History and Etymology for Tephrosia

New Latin, from Greek tephros ash gray, from tephra ashes; from the appearance of its foliage

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