noun al·la·man·da \ˌaləˈmandə\

Definition of allamanda

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of tropical American woody vines (family Apocynaceae) having funnel-shaped flowers

  2. 2 plural -s :  a plant of the genus Allamanda

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Origin and Etymology of allamanda

New Latin, after Jean N. S. Allamand †1787 Swiss naturalist and physicist

First Known Use: 1776

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