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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