noun ox·yp·o·lis \äkˈsipələ̇s\

Definition of oxypolis

  1. 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. 2 plural -es :  any plant of the genus Oxypolis

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Origin and Etymology of oxypolis

New Latin, from 1oxy- + Greek polis city — more at police

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to cast off or become cast off

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