Araujia

noun
Arau·​jia | \ əˈrȯjēə, -rau̇j- \

Definition of Araujia

: a small genus of South American vines (family Asclepiadaceae) sometimes cultivated in greenhouses for their white or pink flowers

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History and Etymology for Araujia

New Latin, from António de Araújo de Azevedo †1817 Portuguese statesman + New Latin -ia

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“Araujia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Araujia. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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