- any composite plant of the genus Doronicum, comprising the leopard's-banes.
Origin of doronicum
1600–10; < New Latin < Arabic dārūn(aj) (< Persian darūnak) + Latin -icum, neuter of -icus -ic
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- any plant of the Eurasian and N African genus Doronicum, such as leopard's-bane, having yellow daisy-like flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
C17: New Latin, from Arabic dorūnaj
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