eryngo

noun eryn·go \ i-ˈriŋ-(ˌ)gō \

Definition of eryngo

plural eryngoes or eryngos
1 : any of various plants (genus Eryngium) of the carrot family that have elongate spinulose-margined leaves and flowers in dense bracted heads
2 : candied root of the sea holly formerly used as an aphrodisiac

Origin and Etymology of eryngo

modification of Latin eryngion sea holly, from Greek ēryngion


Medical Dictionary

eryngo

noun eryn·go \ i-ˈriŋ-(ˌ)gō \

medical Definition of eryngo

plural eryngoes or eryngos
obsolete
: candied root of the sea holly made to be used as an aphrodisiac

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