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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Origin and Etymology of hedysarum
New Latin, from Greek hēdysaron goutweed, from hēdy- hedy- + saron broom
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