caltrop family


noun

the plant family Zygophyllaceae, typified by tropical herbaceous plants and shrubs having pinnate leaves, solitary or paired regular flowers, and fruit in the form of a capsule, and including the creosote bush, lignum vitae, and puncture vine.

Nearby words

  1. calpurnia,
  2. calque,
  3. caltanissetta,
  4. caltech,
  5. caltrop,
  6. calumet,
  7. calumet city,
  8. calumniate,
  9. calumniation,
  10. calumniator

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