am·​mo·​bi·​um | \ əˈmōbēəm, aˈ- \

Definition of ammobium

1 capitalized : a small genus of Australian herbs (family Compositae) with yellow flowers and silvery foilage — see winged everlasting
2 plural -s : a plant of the genus Ammobium

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First Known Use of ammobium

1824, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ammobium

New Latin, from amm- + -bium (from Greek bios life)

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“Ammobium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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