Definition of penstemon
: any of a genus (Penstemon) of chiefly American herbs of the snapdragon family with showy tubular flowers
Variants of penstemon
Origin of penstemon
New Latin, from penta- + Greek stēmōn warp, thread — more at stamen
First Known Use: 1760
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