noun How·ea \ˈhau̇ēə\

Definition of Howea

  1. :  a genus of feather palms having papery spathes and flowers each with 30 to 40 stamens and sunken in pits on the spadix that are succeeded by fruits resembling pecans

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Origin and Etymology of howea

New Latin, from Lord Howe island, in the southwestern Pacific

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a trip made at another's expense

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