Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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Polygonum (Page: 10)

Po*lyg"o*num (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a kind of plant; many + the knee, a joint of a plant. So called in allusion to the numerous joints.] (Bot.) A genus of plants embracing a large number of species, including bistort, knotweed, smartweed, etc.