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bignonia

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noun big·no·nia \big-ˈnō-nē-ə\

Definition of bignonia

  1. :  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



Origin of bignonia

New Latin, genus name, from J. P. Bignon †1743 French royal librarian


First Known Use: 1785


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