hede·​o·​ma | \ ˌhedēˈōmə, ˌhēd-\

Definition of hedeoma

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

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History and Etymology for hedeoma

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

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