Parkia

noun

Par·​kia
ˈpärkēə
: a genus of tropical Old World trees (family Leguminosae) with heads of red or yellow flowers followed by pods that commonly contain edible seeds and pulp see nitta tree

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Mungo Park †1806, Scottish African explorer and surgeon + New Latin -ia

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“Parkia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parkia. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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