Torilis

noun
To·​ri·​lis | \ təˈrīlə̇s, -rēl- \

Definition of Torilis

: a genus of annual weedy herbs (family Umbelliferae) that are found in the northern hemisphere and have pinnately decompound leaves, compound umbels of white flowers, and fruits with five primary and four secondary ribs — see hedge parsley

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“Torilis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Torilis. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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