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penstemon

noun pen·ste·mon \pen(t)-ˈstē-mən, ˈpen(t)-stə-\

Definition of PENSTEMON

:  any of a genus (Penstemon) of chiefly American herbs of the snapdragon family with showy tubular flowers

Variants of PENSTEMON

pen·ste·mon also pent·ste·mon \pen(t)-ˈstē-mən, ˈpen(t)-stə-\

Origin of PENSTEMON

New Latin, from penta- + Greek stēmōn warp, thread — more at stamen
First Known Use: 1760

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