Washingtonia

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noun

Wash·​ing·​to·​nia
: a genus of massive fan palms of California and adjacent Mexico having large plicate leaves cut nearly to the middle and often bearing filaments on their margins and a smooth trunk bearing a large shaggy mass of persistent dead leaf remains

Washingtonia

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taxonomic synonym of osmorhiza

Washingtonia

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taxonomic synonym of sequoia

Word History

Etymology

Noun

New Latin, from George Washington †1799 + New Latin -ia

New Latin, from George Washington †1799 + New Latin -ia

New Latin, from George Washington †1799 + New Latin -ia

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“Washingtonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Washingtonia. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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