do·​ron·​i·​cum də-ˈrä-ni-kəm How to pronounce doronicum (audio)
: any of a genus (Doronicum) of Eurasian perennial composite herbs including several cultivated for their showy yellow flower heads

Word History


New Latin, genus name, from Arabic darūnaj, a plant of this genus

First Known Use

1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of doronicum was in 1753

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Cite this Entry

“Doronicum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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