cyclanthus

noun cy·clan·thus \sə̇ˈklan(t)thəs, sīˈ-\

Definition of cyclanthus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of tropical American acaulescent plants (family Cyclanthaceae) having milky juice, equitant reedlike leaves, and unisexual flowers

  2. 2 plural cyclanthi \-nˌthī\ :  any plant of the genus Cyclanthus

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Origin and Etymology of cyclanthus

New Latin, from cycl- + -anthus


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