plural -s
: 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

Word History


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 23 Jun. 2024.

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