noun er·i·og·o·num \ˌerēˈägənəm\

Definition of eriogonum

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of North American herbs (family Polygonaceae) with small clustered flowers subtended by an involucre

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

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Origin and Etymology of eriogonum

New Latin, from erio- + -gonum (from Greek gony knee); from the woolly stems of some species — more at knee

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