Anguloa

noun

An·​gu·​loa
ˌaŋgyəˈlōə,
aŋˈgyüləwə
: a small genus of South American orchids with large plicate leaves cultivated for their showy irregular flowers

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, after Francisco de Angulo 18th century Spanish naturalist

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anguloa was in 1824

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“Anguloa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anguloa. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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