noun ron·de·le·tia \ˌrändəˈlēshēə\

Definition of rondeletia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of tropical American trees and shrubs (family Rubiaceae) having salver-shaped fragrant flowers with a long tube

  2. 2 plural -s :  any plant of the genus Rondeletia

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Origin and Etymology of rondeletia

New Latin, from Guillaume Rondelet †1566 French naturalist + New Latin -ia

First Known Use: 1739

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