venidium

noun
ve·​nid·​i·​um | \ və̇ˈnidēəm \

Definition of venidium

1 capitalized : a genus of southern African annual or perennial tomentose herbs (family Compositae) that are used as ornamentals and have solitary chiefly yellow or creamy flower heads with involucral bracts in several rows
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Venidium

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History and Etymology for venidium

New Latin, from ven- + -idium; probably from the veined achenes

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“Venidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/venidium. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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