diosma

noun di·os·ma \dīˈäzmə\

Definition of diosma

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of southern African heathlike shrubs of the family Rutaceae with fragrant foliage and small white or pinkish flowers

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Diosma

  3. 3 -s :  buchu

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Origin and Etymology of diosma

New Latin, irregular from Greek dios heavenly + New Latin -osma


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