noun Ha·kea \ˈhäkēə, ˈhāk-\

Definition of Hakea

  1. :  a genus of Australian shrubs and small trees (family Proteaceae) having evergreen often spiny leaves and showy flowers in dense clusters — see cushionflower

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Origin and Etymology of hakea

New Latin, after C. L. von Hake †1818 German horticulturist

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to cast off or become cast off

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