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leontopodium

/lɪˌɒntəˈpəʊdɪəm/
noun
1.
any plant of the Eurasian alpine genus Leontopodium, esp L. alpinum See edelweiss
Word Origin
New Latin, from Greek leōn lion + podion, diminutive of pous foot (from the shape of the flowers)
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