Amoreuxia

noun Am·o·reux·ia \ˌaməˈrüksēə, -zh(ē)ə\

Definition of Amoreuxia

  1. :  a genus of herbs or undershrubs (family Cochlospermaceae) of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico having palmate leaves and large flowers

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Origin and Etymology of amoreuxia

New Latin, from Pierre Joseph Amoreux †1824 French physician + New Latin -ia


First Known Use: 1849


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