noun big·no·nia \big-ˈnō-nē-ə\

Definition of bignonia

  1. :  a woody evergreen vine (Bignonia capreolata of the family Bignoniaceae, the bignonia family) of the southern and central U.S. that has compound leaves and tubular flowers

Origin and Etymology of bignonia

New Latin, genus name, from J. P. Bignon †1743 French royal librarian

First Known Use: 1785

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