Brachystegia

noun
Brach·​y·​ste·​gia | \ ˌbrakə̇ˈstēj(ē)ə \

Definition of Brachystegia

: a small genus of tropical African trees (family Leguminosae) having compound leaves and small flowers with no calyx and small petals

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History and Etymology for Brachystegia

New Latin, from brachy- + Greek stegos roof + New Latin -ia

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“Brachystegia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brachystegia. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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