colorin

noun col·or·in \ˈkələrə̇n, ¦kələ¦rēn, ¦kōl-\

Definition of colorin

plural

-s

  1. :  a spiny Mexican tree (Erythrina americana) with showy red flowers and brilliant scarlet seeds

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Origin and Etymology of colorin

Mexican Spanish colorín, from Spanish, linnet, bright color, from color, from Latin — more at color


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