Amoreuxia

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

Definition of Amoreuxia

: 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


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