noun fre·mon·tia \frəˈmäntēə, frēˈ-, -änch(ē)ə\

Definition of fremontia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of Californian and Mexican shrubs (family Sterculiaceae) with alternate leaves and showy yellow flowers

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Fremontia — see flannelbush

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Origin and Etymology of fremontia

New Latin, from John C. Frémont †1890 + New Latin -ia

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