noun Brun·nich·ia \(ˌ)brəˈnikēə\

Definition of Brunnichia

  1. :  a small genus of herbaceous vines (family Polygonaceae) having climbing tendrils, broad leaves, and inconspicuous racemose flowers — see buckwheat vine

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Origin and Etymology of brunnichia

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

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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