Palicourea

noun
Pal·​i·​cou·​rea | \ ˌpaləˈku̇rēə \

Definition of Palicourea

: a large genus of tropical American shrubs (family Rubiaceae) having white or yellow flowers with the tube of the corolla distended within and including several that are cultivated as ornamentals

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Palicourea

New Latin

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About Palicourea

Dictionary Entries Near Palicourea

Pali Buddhism

Palicourea

paliform

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Palicourea

Cite this Entry

“Palicourea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palicourea. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!