ox·​yp·​o·​lis | \ äkˈsipələ̇s\

Definition of oxypolis

1 capitalized : a genus of marsh herbs (family Umbelliferae) having clustered fusiform tuberous roots and leaves only once-pinnate or reduced to slender petioles like rushes — see cowbane, water dropwort
2 plural -es : any plant of the genus Oxypolis

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History and Etymology for oxypolis

New Latin, from oxy- + Greek polis city

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