floripondio

noun
flor·​i·​pon·​dio | \ ˌflȯrəˈpändēˌō \
plural -s

Definition of floripondio

: any of several tropical American shrubs or trees of the genus Datura (especially D. candida) that have narcotic seeds from which an intoxicant is prepared and that are sometimes cultivated in warm regions especially for their very large commonly white flowers

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History and Etymology for floripondio

Spanish, perhaps modification of New Latin floribundus flowering freely

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“Floripondio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floripondio. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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