noun Cen·tro·se·ma

Definition of Centrosema

  1. :  a genus of chiefly tropical American vines (family Leguminosae) having trifoliate leaves and large lilac or white flowers and including the butterfly pea

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Origin and Etymology of centrosema

New Latin, from Greek kentron spur, sharp point + sēma sign — more at semantics

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to cast off or become cast off

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