lapageria

noun

lap·​a·​ge·​ria
ˌlapəˈjirēə
1
capitalized : a genus of Chilean vines (family Liliaceae) having trumpet-shaped flowers see chile-bells
2
plural -s : any plant of the genus Lapageria

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Marie Joséphine Rose Tascher de la Pagerie (maiden name of Joséphine de Beauharnais) †1814 wife of Napoleon Bonaparte + New Latin -ia

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“Lapageria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lapageria. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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