Definition of tecoma
1 capitalized : a genus of tropical American shrubs and trees (family Bignoniaceae) having large showy flowers with a 5-toothed calyx, a nearly regular corolla, and four perfect stamens
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Tecoma or the related genus Campsis; especially : trumpet creeper
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Origin and Etymology of tecoma
New Latin, from Mexican Spanish tecomasuchil, from Nahuatl tecomaxochitl, from tecomatl clay pot + xochitl flower
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