Washingtonia

noun
Wash·​ing·​to·​nia

Definition of Washingtonia 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: 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

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Definition of Washingtonia (Entry 2 of 3)

taxonomic synonym of osmorhiza

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Definition of Washingtonia (Entry 3 of 3)

taxonomic synonym of sequoia

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History and Etymology for Washingtonia

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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