bignoniaceous

[ big-noh-nee-ey-shuhs ]
/ bɪgˌnoʊ niˈeɪ ʃəs /

adjective

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

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Origin of bignoniaceous

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

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British Dictionary definitions for bignoniaceous

bignoniaceous
/ (bɪɡˌnəʊnɪˈeɪʃəs) /

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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