Hops --> humulus

The dried fruits (strobiles) of humulus lupulus (family Moraceae), a climbing herb of central and northern asia, Europe, and North America; an aromatic bitter, mildly sedative, and a diuretic; primarily used in the brewing industry for giving aroma and flavor to beer.

Synonym: hops.

Origin: Mediev. L.

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