noun Lon·cho·car·pus \ˌläŋkəˈkärpəs\

Definition of Lonchocarpus

  1. :  a large genus of chiefly tropical American trees and shrubs (family Leguminosae) that have pinnate leaves and red and white flowers with the wings and keel united

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Origin and Etymology of lonchocarpus

New Latin, from lonch- + -carpus

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