Dictionary

lespedeza

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

lespedeza

noun les·pe·de·za \ˌles-pə-ˈdē-zə\

Definition of LESPEDEZA

:  any of a genus (Lespedeza) of herbaceous or shrubby plants of the legume family including some widely used for forage, soil improvement, and hay

Origin of LESPEDEZA

New Latin, irregular from V. M. de Zespedes fl1785 Spanish governor of East Florida
First Known Use: 1884

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: LesquerellaPrevious Word in the Dictionary: lesleyiteAll Words Near: lespedeza
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears