bignoniaceous

[big-noh-nee-ey-shuh s]

adjective

belonging to the plant family Bignoniaceae.Compare bignonia(def 2).

Nearby words

  1. bigmouth,
  2. bigmouth buffalofish,
  3. bigmouthed,
  4. bigness,
  5. bignonia,
  6. bigorexia,
  7. bigot,
  8. bigoted,
  9. bigotry,
  10. bigtha

Origin of bignoniaceous

< New Latin Bignoniace(ae) (see bignonia, -aceae) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for bignoniaceous

bignoniaceous

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the Bignoniaceae, a chiefly tropical family of trees, shrubs, and lianas, including jacaranda, bignonia, and catalpa
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