Pavetta

noun Pa·vet·ta \pəˈvetə\

Definition of Pavetta

  1. :  a genus of tropical Old World shrubs (family Rubiaceae) having white corymbose flowers with long-exserted styles and being chiefly of interest for the nitrogen-fixing bacteria found in structures resembling warts on the leaves of various species

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Origin and Etymology of pavetta

New Latin, from Sinhalese pāwaṭṭā


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