coronilla

noun
cor·o·nilla | \in sense 1 ˌkȯrəˈnilə, in sense 2 -nē(y)ə\

Definition of coronilla 

1a capitalized : a genus of Old World often woody herbs (family Leguminosae) having purple, pink, or yellow flowers in long-stalked axillary heads or umbels — see axseed, scorpion senna

b plural -s : any plant of the genus Coronilla

2 plural -s or less commonly coronillo \-nē(ˌ)(y)ō \ [ American Spanish coronilla, coronillo, from Spanish coronilla crown of the head, diminutive of corona crown, from Latin ] : a valuable timber tree (Gleditsia amorphoides) of Argentina the bark of which yields a saponin

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History and Etymology for coronilla

New Latin, irregular from Latin corona crown; from the flower clusters

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