Angelonia

noun
An·​ge·​lo·​nia | \ ˌanjəˈlōnyə \

Definition of Angelonia

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

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First Known Use of Angelonia

1810, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Angelonia

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

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“Angelonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Angelonia. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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