asclepiad

noun
as·​cle·​pi·​ad | \ ə-ˈsklē-pē-əd How to pronounce asclepiad (audio) , a-, -ˌad\

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First Known Use of asclepiad

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for asclepiad

ultimately from Greek asklēpiad-, asklēpias celandine, from Asklēpios, Greek god of medicine

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“Asclepiad.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asclepiad. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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