Thevetia

noun The·ve·tia \thə̇ˈvēsh(ē)ə\

Definition of Thevetia

  1. :  a genus of tropical American trees and shrubs (family Apocynaceae) having alternate entire leaves and large cymose flowers with a campanulate corolla that has overlapping lobes

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Origin and Etymology of thevetia

New Latin, from André Thévet †1592 French traveler and author + New Latin -ia


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