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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History and Etymology for robinia

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

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