robinia

noun ro·bin·ia \ rōˈbinēə \

Definition of robinia

1 capitalized :a genus of North American trees and shrubs (family Leguminosae) having showy racemose pink or white flowers — see bristly locust, clammy locust, locust
2 plural -s :any plant of the genus Robinia

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Origin and Etymology of robinia

New Latin, from Jean Robin †1629 French botanist + New Latin -ia


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