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See leopard's bane.
[New Latin, genus name, from Medieval Latin deronicum, leopard's bane, from Arabic darawnaj, of Middle Persian origin; akin to Persian darūnak.]
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(Plants) 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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do•ron•i•cum(dəˈrɒn ɪ kəm)
any of various Eurasian composite plants of the genus Doronicum, cultivated for their showy yellow flowers.
[1600–10; < New Latin < Arabic dārūn(aj) (< Persian darūnak)]
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|Noun||1.||Doronicum - genus of Eurasian perennial tuberous or rhizomatous herbs: leopard's bane|
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
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