Ad·​lu·​mia | \ ad-ˈlü-mē-ə \

Definition of Adlumia

: a genus of climbing herbs (family Fumariaceae) with a spongy persistent corolla

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First Known Use of Adlumia

1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adlumia

New Latin, from John Adlum †1836 American pioneer in viticulture + New Latin -ia

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“Adlumia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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