Zygophyllum

noun
Zy·​go·​phyl·​lum | \ ˌzīgəˈfiləm, ˌzig- \

Definition of Zygophyllum

: a genus of Old World shrubs (family Zygophyllaceae) that are distinguished mainly by the opposite bifoliate leaves — see bean caper

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History and Etymology for Zygophyllum

New Latin, from zyg- + -phyllum

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“Zygophyllum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zygophyllum. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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