noun Cu·no·nia \kyüˈnōnēə\

Definition of Cunonia

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Cunoniaceae) of shrubs or small trees with pinnate leaves, racemose white flowers, and bark that is used for tanning

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Origin and Etymology of cunonia

New Latin, from John C. Cuno, 18th century Dutch botanist + New Latin -ia

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