hypocist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hypo- +‎ Cistus

Noun[edit]

hypocist (uncountable)

  1. An astringent inspissated juice obtained from the fruit of a plant (Cytinus hypocistis), growing from the roots of the Cistus, a small European shrub.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hypocist in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)