Colutea

noun
Co·​lu·​tea | \ kəˈlütēə \

Definition of Colutea

: a small genus of Eurasian shrubs (family Leguminosae) with yellow flowers and a bladdery inflated fruit pod — see bladder senna

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History and Etymology for Colutea

New Latin, from Greek koloutea, koloitia, a kind of tree or shrub (perhaps a species of Cytisus)

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“Colutea.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Colutea. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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