Pisonia

noun
Pi·​so·​nia | \ pə̇ˈsōnēə, pīˈs-\

Definition of Pisonia

: a genus of tropical often thorny trees, shrubs, and vines (family Nyctaginaceae) having small dioecious apetalous flowers and utricular fruits — see cockspur sense 2b

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History and Etymology for Pisonia

New Latin, irregular from Willem Piso †about 1678 Dutch physician and traveler + New Latin -ia

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