ledum

noun
le·​dum | \ ˈlēdəm \

Definition of ledum

1 capitalized : a genus of shrubs (family Ericaceae) of cold regions having a deciduous corolla of separate petals and a septicidal capsule — see labrador tea , marsh tea
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Ledum

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History and Etymology for ledum

New Latin, from Greek lēdon rockrose

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“Ledum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ledum. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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