hedeoma

noun hede·o·ma \ˌhedēˈōmə, ˌhēd-\

Definition of hedeoma

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of American herbs (family Labiatae) having small flowers in axillary clusters and with bilabiate corolla and two stamens — see pennyroyal 2

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

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Origin and Etymology of hedeoma

New Latin, probably irregular from Greek hēdys sweet + osmē smell; from the fragrant blossoms — more at sweet, odor


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