pachysandra

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noun pach·y·san·dra \ˌpa-ki-ˈsan-drə\

Definition of pachysandra

  1. :  any of a genus (Pachysandra) of perennial evergreen plants of the box family often used as a ground cover

Origin and Etymology of pachysandra

New Latin, irregular from Greek pachys + New Latin -andrus -androus


First Known Use: 1813


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