noun Beau·mon·tia \bō-ˈmän-sh(ē-)ə, -tē-ə\

Definition of Beaumontia

  1. :  a small genus of East Indian woody vines (family Apocynaceae) having very large showy fragrant white flowers and being grown as ornamental climbers in warm regions

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Origin and Etymology of beaumontia

New Latin, from Diana Beaumont †1831 Englishwoman + New Latin -ia

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