Le·​o·​pol·​din·​ia | \ ˌlēəˌpōlˈdinēə\

Definition of Leopoldinia

: a small genus of very large pinnate-leaved palms mostly confined to the Amazon valley including some (as L. piassaba) that yield a piassava fiber

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History and Etymology for Leopoldinia

New Latin, from Maria Leopoldina †1826 wife of Dom Pedro I of Brazil + New Latin -ia

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