Adenanthera

noun
Ad·​e·​nan·​the·​ra | \ ˌa-dᵊn-ˈan-thə-rə \

Definition of Adenanthera

: a small genus of Asian timber trees (family Leguminosae) with twice-pinnate leaves and racemose flower clusters — see red sandalwood sense 2

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First Known Use of Adenanthera

1764, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adenanthera

New Latin, from aden- + -anthera

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“Adenanthera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adenanthera. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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