retama

noun \"\
variants: less commonly

ratama

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Definition of retama

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  jerusalem thorn 2 b :  paloverde

  2. 2 [American Spanish, retama, from Spanish, canary broom] :  any of several yellow-flowered tropical American shrubs of the genus Cassia

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Retama

Re·ta·ma \rə̇ˈtämə, rēˈ-, -tāmə\

Definition of Retama

  1. taxonomic synonym of genista

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Origin and Etymology of retama

New Latin, from Spanish, shrub of the genus Genista, from Arabic ratam retem


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