yerba reuma


yerba reu·​ma
: a low Californian undershrub (Frankenia palmeri) densely covered with small leaves and tiny white flowers

Word History


modification of Mexican Spanish yerbarreuma, from yerba herb + reuma cold, catarrh, from Latin rheuma

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“Yerba reuma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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