Quisqualis

noun
Quis·​qual·​is | \ kwə̇ˈskwälə̇s \

Definition of Quisqualis

: a small genus of tropical Asiatic, Indo-Malayan, and African woody vines (family Combretaceae) having red or orange spicate flowers with a superior calyx whose limb is deciduous from the long tube and a fruit possessed of five wings — see rangoon creeper

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History and Etymology for Quisqualis

New Latin, from Latin quis who + qualis of what kind

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“Quisqualis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Quisqualis. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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