manfreda

noun
man·​fre·​da | \ manˈfrēdə \

Definition of manfreda

1 capitalized : a genus of perennial American herbs that are closely related to and often included among those of the genus Agave from which they are distinguished chiefly by the bulbous stem base and annually decaying leaves — see amole
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Manfreda

History and Etymology for manfreda

New Latin, probably from the name Manfred

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“Manfreda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manfreda. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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