Definition of opopanax
1 less commonly opoponax \"\ plural -es a : an odorous gum resin formerly used in medicine and believed to be obtained from Hercules' allheal b : bisabol
2a capitalized : a genus of southern European herbs (family Umbelliferae) having compound umbels of yellow flowers and fruit with numerous oil tubes b : a plant of the genus Opopanax; specifically : hercules' allheal
3 : huisache
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Origin and Etymology of opopanax
Latin, from Greek, from opo- + panax
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