doronicum [duh-ron-uh-kuh m] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- 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.
Two species of Leopard’s Bane (Doronicum) are occasionally to be seen in damp woods and thickets, especially near villages.
William S. Furneaux
British Dictionary definitions for doronicum doronicum noun
- 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