plural noun Big·no·ni·a·ce·ae \big-ˌnō-nē-ˈā-sē-ˌē\

Definition of Bignoniaceae

  1. :  a family of trees, shrubs, woody vines, or occasionally herbs (order Polemoniales) growing widely in the tropics, a few in temperate regions, and having opposite or occasionally alternate leaves and irregular showy flowers with 2 or 4 stamens


\big-¦nō-nē-¦ā-shəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of bignoniaceae

New Latin, from Bignonia, type genus + -aceae

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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