Daucus

noun
Dau·​cus | \ ˈdȯ-kəs How to pronounce Daucus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Daucus

: a genus of chiefly Old World herbs (family Umbelliferae) that have compound umbels of mostly white flowers and prickly fruit and include the carrot and wild carrot

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“Daucus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Daucus. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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