Dictionary.com

allamanda

[ al-uh-man-duh ]
/ ˌæl əˈmæn də /
Save This Word!

noun

any of several tropical American shrubs or woody vines belonging to the genus Allamanda, of the dogbane family, having showy yellow or purple flowers, and often used for ornamental plantings.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of allamanda

1790–1800; <New Latin, named after Jean-Nicolas-Sébastien Allamand (1713–87), Swiss naturalist; see -a2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Essays. Emails. Everything. Get Help Now!