opop·​a·​nax | \ əˈpäpəˌnaks\

Definition of opopanax

1 or 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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History and Etymology for opopanax

Latin, from Greek, from opo- + panax

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