Meaning of tithymal in English:

tithymal

noun

rare
  • Any of various plants of the genus Euphorbia, especially those that were formerly used medicinally for their purgative properties; a spurge.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Lanfranc's Science of Cirurgie. Partly (i) from classical Latin tithymalus, tithymallus spurge from ancient Greek τιθύμαλλος, of unknown origin;.

Pronunciation

tithymal

/ˈtɪθəm(ə)l/ /tɪˈθʌɪməl/