Brunnichia

noun

Brun·​nich·​ia
(ˌ)brəˈnikēə
: a small genus of herbaceous vines (family Polygonaceae) having climbing tendrils, broad leaves, and inconspicuous racemose flowers see buckwheat vine

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from M.T.Brünnich †1827 Danish naturalist + New Latin -ia

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near Brunnichia

Cite this Entry

“Brunnichia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brunnichia. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!