brankursine

noun

brank·​ur·​sine
braŋˈkərsᵊn
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Middle French branque-ursine, from Medieval Latin branca ursina, from Late Latin branca claw + Latin ursina, feminine of ursinus of a bear; from the resemblance of the leaves to the claws of a bear

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“Brankursine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brankursine. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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