capitalized : a large widely distributed genus of herbs (family Ranunculaceae) comprising the meadow rues and having ternately decompound leaves, small polygamous or unisexual apetalous flowers, and fruit consisting of several achenes
plural -s : any plant of the genus Thalictrum

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, meadow rue, from Greek thaliktron

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“Thalictrum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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