sesbania

noun ses·ba·nia \ sesˈbānēə \

Definition of sesbania

1 capitalized : a small genus of chiefly tropical pinnate-leaved herbs, shrubs, or trees (family Leguminosae) usually having large showy pealike flowers — see colorado river hemp
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Sesbania

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Origin and Etymology of sesbania

New Latin, from French sesban + New Latin -ia


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