Parmentiera

noun

Par·​men·​ti·​e·​ra
ˌpärmən‧ˈtirə
: a small genus of tropical American trees (family Bignoniaceae) having trifoliolate leaves and rather large greenish flowers with a sheathing calyx see candle tree

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Antoine A. Parmentier

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“Parmentiera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parmentiera. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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