Definition of Royena
: a genus of southern African shrubs or trees (family Ebenaceae) having monoclinous flowers with bell-shaped accrescent calyx and reflexed corolla lobes — see african bladdernut
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of royena
New Latin, from Adrian van Royen †1779 Dutch botanist
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Royena? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).