Parkia

noun
Par·​kia | \ ˈpärkēə \

Definition of Parkia

: 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

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History and Etymology for Parkia

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 27 Nov. 2021.

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