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bignonia

noun big·no·nia \big-ˈnō-nē-ə\

Definition of BIGNONIA

:  a woody evergreen vine (Bignonia capreolata of the family Bignoniaceae, the bignonia family) of the southern and central United States that has compound leaves and tubular flowers
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Origin of BIGNONIA

New Latin, genus name, from J. P. Bignon †1743 French royal librarian
First Known Use: 1785

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