noun La·ger·stroe·mia \ˌlāgə(r)ˈstrēmēə, ˌläg-, ˌlag-\

Definition of Lagerstroemia

  1. :  a genus of shrubs (family Lythraceae) of tropical Asia and Africa with usually showy paniculate flowers and capsular fruits with winged seeds — see crape myrtle

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Origin and Etymology of lagerstroemia

New Latin, from Magnus Lagerstroem †1759 Swedish naturalist and merchant + New Latin -ia

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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