theligonum

the·lig·o·num \thə̇ˈligənəm\
variants: less commonly

thelygonum

\thə̇ˈligənəm\

Definition of theligonum

  1. taxonomic synonym of cynocrambe

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Origin and Etymology of theligonum

New Latin, from Latin thelygonon, any of several plants of the genera Mercurialis and Crucianella, from Greek thēlygonon, from thēlys female + -gonon (from the stem of gignesthai to be born) — more at feminine, kin


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