1859, in the meaning defined above
ultimately from Greek asklēpiad-, asklēpias celandine, from Asklēpios, Greek god of medicine
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“Asclepiad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asclepiad. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.
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