bignoniaceous

[ big-noh-nee-ey-shuh s ]
/ bɪgˌnoʊ niˈeɪ ʃəs /

adjective

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

Origin of bignoniaceous

< New Latin Bignoniace(ae) (see bignonia, -aceae) + -ous
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012