sisyrinchium

noun sis·y·rin·chi·um \ˌsisəˈriŋkēəm\

Definition of sisyrinchium

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of chiefly North American grasslike mostly blue-flowered herbs (family Iridaceae) having mostly basal leaves and several 6-parted flowers usually from a single spathe

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Sisyrinchium

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Origin and Etymology of sisyrinchium

New Latin, from Greek sisyrinchion sisyrinchium


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