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browallia

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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 of browallia

New Latin, from J. Browallius †1755 Swedish naturalist


First Known Use: 1782


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