Butea

noun Bu·tea \ˈbyütēə\

Definition of Butea

  1. :  a genus of East Indian trees or shrubs (family Leguminosae) having 3-flowered racemes and a downy bracted calyx — see dhak

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Origin and Etymology of butea

New Latin, after John Stuart, 3d earl of Bute †1792 Scottish statesman and scholar


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