Andira

noun An·di·ra \ anˈdērə , -dirə \

Definition of Andira

:a genus of tropical American trees (family Leguminosae) characterized by large odd-pinnate leaves, fragrant showy rose to purplish flowers in terminal clusters, and a fruit resembling a drupe

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Origin and Etymology of andira

New Latin, from Portuguese, angelim, from Tupi


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