noun frey·ci·ne·tia \ˌfrāsəˈnēsh(ē)ə\

Definition of freycinetia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of Asiatic evergreen woody climbers (family Pandanaceae) with fleshy often brightly colored bracts and red berries

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Freycinetia

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Origin and Etymology of freycinetia

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

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to cast off or become cast off

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