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podophyllum

(ˌpɒdəʊˈfɪləm)
n
(Plants) a plant of the genus Podophyllum
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pod•o•phyl•lum

(ˌpɒd əˈfɪl əm)

n.
the dried rhizome of the May apple, Podophyllum peltatum, from which podophyllin is obtained.
[1750–60; < New Latin; see podo-, -phyll]
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Noun1.podophyllum - perennial rhizomatous herbsPodophyllum - perennial rhizomatous herbs    
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
mayapple, Podophyllum peltatum, wild mandrake, May apple - North American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit
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