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tillandsia

noun til·land·sia \tə-ˈlan(d)-zē-ə\

Definition of TILLANDSIA

:  any of a large genus (Tillandsia) of chiefly epiphytic plants of the pineapple family native to tropical and subtropical America
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Origin of TILLANDSIA

New Latin, from Elias Tillands †1693 Finnish botanist
First Known Use: 1759

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