Mussaenda

noun Mus·saen·da \ məˈsendə \

Definition of Mussaenda

:a large genus of herbs or shrubs (family Rubiaceae) found in the Old World tropics and having an ornamental calyx with one sepal that is much enlarged and showy

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Origin and Etymology of mussaenda

New Latin, from Singhalese mussænda, a species of this genus


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