Tribulus meaning

trĭbyə-ləs
A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Tribuloideae — the puncture vine and related plants.
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Origin of tribulus

  • New Latin Tribulus genus name from Latin tribolus, tribulus spiny plant, puncture vine (Tribulus terrestris), water chestnut from Greek tribolos

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition