Triglochin

noun
Tri·​glo·​chin | \ trīˈglōkə̇n\

Definition of Triglochin

: a widely distributed genus of marsh herbs (family Juncaginaceae) having basal ligulate leaves, small spicate flowers, and tricarpellary fruits — see arrow grass

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History and Etymology for Triglochin

New Latin, from tri- + Greek glōchin-, glōchis projecting point; from the pronged look of the fruit

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