noun as·pal·a·thus \aˈspaləthəs\

Definition of aspalathus

  1. 1 plural -es :  a biblical shrub yielding a fragrant oil and generally believed to be a member of the genus Alhagi or of the genus Convolvulus

  2. 2 capitalized [New Latin, from Latin] :  a genus of southern African shrubs (family Fabaceae) with heathlike often tufted leaves and yellow or rarely purple flowers

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Origin and Etymology of aspalathus

Latin, from Greek aspalathos

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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