koelreuteria

noun koel·reu·te·ria \ˌkelˌrȯiˈtirēə, -rüˈ-\

Definition of koelreuteria

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of Asiatic trees (family Sapindaceae) distinguished by large terminal panicles of flowers and inflated papery capsular fruit — see goldenrain tree

  2. 2 plural -s :  any tree of the genus Koelreuteria

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Origin and Etymology of koelreuteria

New Latin, from Josef G. Kölreuter †1806 German botanist + New Latin -ia


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