jacobinia

noun jaco·bin·ia \ˌjakəˈbinēə, ˌjāk-\

Definition of jacobinia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of tropical American herbs and shrubs (family Acanthaceae) having tubular red or orange bilabiate flowers with two stamens

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

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Origin and Etymology of jacobinia

New Latin, from Jacobina, Brazil + New Latin -ia


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