disporum

noun di·spo·rum \(ˈ)dī¦spōrəm, ˈdispər-\

Definition of disporum

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of herbs of the family Liliaceae with leafy branching stems, small terminal greenish, yellow, or purplish flowers, and oval berries

  2. 2 plural dispora \-rə\ or disporums \-rəmz\ :  a plant of the genus Disporum

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Origin and Etymology of disporum

New Latin, from di- + -sporum (from Greek sporos seed) — more at spore


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