tabernaemontana

noun
ta·​ber·​nae·​mon·​ta·​na | \ təˌbərnēmänˈtānə\

Definition of tabernaemontana

1 capitalized : a large genus of tropical trees and shrubs (family Apocynaceae) having cymose flowers and a fleshy fruit
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Tabernaemontana

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History and Etymology for tabernaemontana

New Latin, from J. T. Tabernaemontanus (Latin name of J. T. Müller) †1590 German botanist

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