An·​gu·​loa | \ ˌaŋgyəˈlōə, aŋˈgyüləwə \

Definition of Anguloa

: a small genus of South American orchids with large plicate leaves cultivated for their showy irregular flowers

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First Known Use of Anguloa

1824, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anguloa

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

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“Anguloa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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