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ZYGOPHYLLUM

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Zygophyllum mean? 

ZYGOPHYLLUM (noun)
  The noun ZYGOPHYLLUM has 1 sense:

1. usually tropical herbs or shrubs having ill-smelling foliage and flower buds that are used as capers: bean capers

  Familiarity information: ZYGOPHYLLUM used as a noun is very rare.


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ZYGOPHYLLUM (noun)


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Meaning:

Usually tropical herbs or shrubs having ill-smelling foliage and flower buds that are used as capers: bean capers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

genus Zygophyllum; Zygophyllum

Hypernyms ("Zygophyllum" is a kind of...):

rosid dicot genus (a genus of dicotyledonous plants)

Meronyms (members of "Zygophyllum"):

bean caper; Syrian bean caper; Zygophyllum fabago (perennial shrub of the eastern Mediterranean region and southwestern Asia having flowers whose buds are used as capers)

Holonyms ("Zygophyllum" is a member of...):

bean-caper family; family Zygophyllaceae; Zygophyllaceae (small trees, shrubs, and herbs of warm arid and saline regions; often resinous; some poisonous: genera Zygophyllum, Tribulus, Guaiacum, Larrea)


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