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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Origin and Etymology of zygophyllum

New Latin, from zyg- + -phyllum


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