Thaspium

noun

Thas·​pi·​um
ˈthaspēəm
: a small genus of herbs (family Umbelliferae) found in eastern North America that have yellow flowers and have fruit with all the ribs prominently winged

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, irregular from Thapsia

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“Thaspium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thaspium. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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