noun Roy·e·na \rȯiˈēnə, rȯ(i)ˈyē-\

Definition of Royena

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of royena

New Latin, from Adrian van Royen †1779 Dutch botanist

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a brief usually trivial fact

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