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noun bro·wal·lia \brə-ˈwä-lē-ə\

Definition of browallia

  1. :  any of a genus (Browallia) of tropical American herbs of the nightshade family cultivated for their blue, violet, or white flowers

Origin and Etymology of browallia

New Latin, from J. Browallius †1755 Swedish naturalist

First Known Use: 1782

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