[ pan-uh-mee-guh ]
/ ˌpæn əˈmi gə /


a low South American foliage plant, Pilea involucrata, of the nettle family, having toothed, velvety, brownish-green leaves and small, green flowers in clusters.

Origin of panamiga

apparently pan- or Pan(-American) + Spanish amiga (female) friend (< Latin amīca), the plant having at one time been publicized as “the Pan-American friendship plant” Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019