noun \bilˈbərjēə\

Definition of billbergia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of tropical American epiphytes (family Bromeliaceae) with stiff spiny-edged leaves and showy flowers

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

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Origin and Etymology of billbergia

New Latin, from J.G.Billberg †1844 Swedish botanist + New Latin -ia

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