noun Bow·dich·ia \bau̇ˈdichēə\

Definition of Bowdichia

  1. :  a genus of large tropical South American trees (family Leguminosae) with odd-pinnate leaves, blue or white flowers, and very hard wood

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Origin and Etymology of bowdichia

New Latin, from Thomas E. Bowdich †1824 English traveler + New Latin -ia

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to cast off or become cast off

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