polygonum

/ (pəˈlɪɡənəm) /

noun

any polygonaceous plant of the genus Polygonum, having stems with knotlike joints and spikes of small white, green, or pink flowersSee also knotgrass, bistort, prince's feather (def. 2)

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Word Origin for polygonum

C18: New Latin, from Greek polugonon knotgrass, from polu- poly- + -gonon, from gonu knee
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