Centrosema

noun
Cen·​tro·​se·​ma

Definition of Centrosema

: 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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History and Etymology for Centrosema

New Latin, from Greek kentron spur, sharp point + sēma sign

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“Centrosema.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Centrosema. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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