Staph·​y·​lea | \ ˌstafəˈlēə\

Definition of Staphylea

: a genus of shrubs or small trees (family Staphyleaceae) with opposite leaves and drooping panicles of white or pink flowers succeeded by inflated bladdery capsules — see bladdernut

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History and Etymology for Staphylea

New Latin, from Greek staphylē bunch of grapes; from the clustered fruit

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