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

Word History


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

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“Triglochin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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