capitalized : a genus of Asiatic evergreen woody climbers (family Pandanaceae) with fleshy often brightly colored bracts and red berries
plural -s : any plant of the genus Freycinetia

Word History


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

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“Freycinetia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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