Pueraria

noun
Pu·​e·​rar·​ia | \ ˌpyüəˈra(a)rēə \

Definition of Pueraria

: a genus of chiefly Asiatic herbaceous or woody vines (family Leguminosae) with trifoliolate leaves, blue or purple racemose flowers, and long narrow many-seeded pods — see kudzu

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History and Etymology for Pueraria

New Latin, from Marc N. Puerari †1845 Swiss botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Pueraria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pueraria. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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