doronicum [duh-ron-uh-kuh m] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. 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 Examples from the Web for doronicum Historical Examples of doronicum

  • Another of the showiest families of plants of the time is Doronicum.

    Wood and Garden

    Gertrude Jekyll

  • Two species of Leopard’s Bane (Doronicum) are occasionally to be seen in damp woods and thickets, especially near villages.

    Field and Woodland Plants

    William S. Furneaux

  • British Dictionary definitions for doronicum doronicum noun

    1. any plant of the Eurasian and N African genus Doronicum, such as leopard’s-bane, having yellow daisy-like flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)

    Word Origin for doronicum C17: New Latin, from Arabic dorūnaj

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