bromeliad

noun bro·me·li·ad \ brō-ˈmē-lē-ˌad \
Updated on: 17 Feb 2018

Definition of bromeliad

: any of the chiefly tropical American usually epiphytic plants comprising the pineapple family and including Spanish moss and various ornamentals

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Origin and Etymology of bromeliad

New Latin Bromelia, genus of tropical American plants, from Olaf Bromelius †1705 Swedish botanist


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