opopanax

noun
opop·​a·​nax | \əˈpäpəˌnaks\

Definition of opopanax 

1 plural -es or less commonly opoponax \ " \

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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