/ (kəʊˈbiːə) /
Save This Word!
any climbing shrub of the tropical American genus Cobaea, esp C. scandens, grown for its large trumpet-shaped purple or white flowers: family Polemoniaceae
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Word Origin for cobaea
named after Bernabé Cobo (1572–1659), Jesuit missionary and naturalist
Words nearby cobaea
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