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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to gather or build up little by little

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