Definition of virgilia
1 capitalized : a genus of southern African trees (family Leguminosae) having pinnate leaves and rose-purple flowers succeeded by a coriaceous 2-valved pod
2 plural -s : any of several trees related to or formerly included in the genus Virgilia: such as a : yellowwood 1a b : kentucky coffee tree
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Origin and Etymology of virgilia
New Latin, from Late Latin Virgilius (alteration of Vergilius —Publius Vergilius Maro †19 b.c. Roman poet) + New Latin -ia
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