noun Staph·y·lea \ˌstafəˈlēə\

Definition of Staphylea

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of staphylea

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

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