Alonsoa

noun Alon·soa \əˈlänzəwə, -n(t)sə-\

Definition of Alonsoa

  1. :  a genus of often shrubby tropical American plants (family Scrophulariaceae) with showy red flowers in terminal racemes

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Origin and Etymology of alonsoa

New Latin, from Zanoni Alonso, flourished 1798 Spanish official at Bogotá, Colombia


First Known Use: 1812


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