Pisonia

noun Pi·so·nia \pə̇ˈsōnēə, pīˈs-\

Definition of Pisonia

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

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Origin and Etymology of pisonia

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


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