Definition of erechtites
1 capitalized : a genus of coarse herbs (family Compositae) commonly with whitish discoid flower heads and a silky pappus that facilitates their wide distribution as weeds
2 plural erechtites : any plant of the genus Erechtites
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Origin and Etymology of erechtites
New Latin, from Greek erechthitis groundsel, from erechthein to rend, break
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