Rollinia

noun
Rol·​lin·​ia | \ räˈlinēə \

Definition of Rollinia

: a small genus of tropical American trees and shrubs (family Annonaceae) distinguished by the wing-appendaged petals of the flower — see biriba

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History and Etymology for Rollinia

New Latin, from Charles Rollin †1741 French educator + New Latin -ia

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“Rollinia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rollinia. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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