Cupania

noun
Cu·​pa·​nia | \ kyüˈpānēə \

Definition of Cupania

: a genus of tropical American timber trees (family Sapindaceae) with greenish or white paniculate flowers and capsular fruit — see guara

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Cupania

New Latin, from Francesco Cupani †1711 Sicilian botanist + New Latin -ia

Learn More About Cupania

Dictionary Entries Near Cupania

cup-and-saucer vine

Cupania

Cupar

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Cupania

Cite this Entry

“Cupania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cupania. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!