noun thun·ber·gia \ˌthənˈbərj(ē)ə\

Definition of thunbergia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of herbs or twining woody vines (family Acanthaceae) native to the tropics of the Old World and having opposite leaves and large flowers succeeded by beaked capsules — see black-eyed susan 3, clock vine

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

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Origin and Etymology of thunbergia

New Latin, from Carl P. Thunberg †1828 Swedish botanist + New Latin -ia

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to cast off or become cast off

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