freycinetia

noun

frey·​ci·​ne·​tia
ˌfrāsəˈnēsh(ē)ə
1
capitalized : a genus of Asiatic evergreen woody climbers (family Pandanaceae) with fleshy often brightly colored bracts and red berries
2
plural -s : any plant of the genus Freycinetia

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Louis C. de Saulces de Freycinet †1842 French naval officer + New Latin -ia

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“Freycinetia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/freycinetia. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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