Antigonon

noun
An·​tig·​o·​non | \ anˈtigəˌnän \

Definition of Antigonon

: a genus of tropical American tendril-climbing herbs (family Polygonaceae) having apetalous flowers with brightly colored petaloid sepals — see coralvine

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History and Etymology for Antigonon

New Latin, from Greek anti- similar to, like (from anti against, instead of, equivalent to) + -gonon, from polygonon knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare)

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“Antigonon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Antigonon. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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