Angelonia

noun An·ge·lo·nia \ˌanjəˈlōnyə\

Definition of Angelonia

  1. :  a genus of tropical American herbs (family Scrophulariaceae) having long racemes of light purple flowers

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Origin and Etymology of angelonia

New Latin, from American Spanish angelón + New Latin -ia


First Known Use: 1810


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