Rhynchosia

noun
Rhyn·​cho·​sia | \ riŋˈkōzh(ē)ə \

Definition of Rhynchosia

: a large genus of chiefly tropical often twining plants (family Leguminosae) with trifoliolate stipulate leaves and racemose yellow flowers

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History and Etymology for Rhynchosia

New Latin, from Greek rhynchos snout + New Latin -ia; from the shape of the pod

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“Rhynchosia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhynchosia. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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