Un·​gna·​dia | \ ˌənˈnādēə, ˌəngəˈnā- \

Definition of Ungnadia

: a monotypic genus of shrubs or small trees (family Sapindaceae) comprising the buckeyes of southwestern North America and distinguished by shining dark green leaves, rose-colored flowers, and poisonous black seeds

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History and Etymology for Ungnadia

New Latin, from Baron David von Ungnad 16th century Austrian diplomat + New Latin -ia

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“Ungnadia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ungnadia. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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