erodium

noun
ero·​di·​um | \-dēəm\

Definition of erodium 

1 capitalized : a large genus of herbs (family Geraniaceae) having pinnate or pinnatifid leaves, small flowers, and long bearded twisted tails on the carpels — see alfilaria

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Erodium

called also heron's-bill, storksbill

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History and Etymology for erodium

New Latin, from Greek erōdios heron; from the long-beaked fruit

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