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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for manfreda

New Latin, probably from the name Manfred

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about manfreda

Statistics for manfreda

Look-up Popularity

Comments on manfreda

What made you want to look up manfreda? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

obstinately defiant of authority

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!