Romneya

noun
Rom·​neya | \ ˈrämnēə \

Definition of Romneya

: a genus of shrubs (family Papaveraceae) having the stigmata united in a ring at the base

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First Known Use of Romneya

1845, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Romneya

New Latin, after Thomas Romney Robinson †1882 British astronomer

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“Romneya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Romneya. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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