Thermopsis

noun
Ther·​mop·​sis | \(ˌ)thərˈmäpsə̇s\

Definition of Thermopsis 

: a genus of American and Asiatic showy herbs (family Leguminosae) having trifoliolate stipulate leaves and yellow or purple racemose flowers — see bush pea

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History and Etymology for Thermopsis

New Latin, from Greek thermos lupine + New Latin -opsis

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