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catalpa

noun ca·tal·pa \kə-ˈtal-pə, -ˈtl-\

Definition of CATALPA

:  any of a genus (Catalpa) of North American and Asian trees of the bignonia family with pale showy flowers in terminal clusters
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Origin of CATALPA

Creek katáłpa, from iká head + táłpa wing
First Known Use: circa 1730
CATALPA Defined for Kids

catalpa

noun ca·tal·pa \kə-ˈtal-pə\

Definition of CATALPA for Kids

:  a tree of North America and Asia with broad leaves, showy flowers, and long pods

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