he·​dys·​a·​rum | \ hēˈdisərəm \

Definition of hedysarum

1 capitalized : a genus of herbs (family Leguminosae) of the north temperate zone and northern Africa with racemose flowers and flat pods that separate into nearly orbicular joints
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Hedysarum

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History and Etymology for hedysarum

New Latin, from Greek hēdysaron goutweed, from hēdy- hedy- + saron broom

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“Hedysarum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hedysarum. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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