tropaeolum

/ (trəʊˈpiːələm) /

noun plural -lums or -la (-lə)

any garden plant of the genus Tropaeolum esp the nasturtium

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Word Origin for tropaeolum

C18: from New Latin, from Latin tropaeum trophy; referring to the shield-shaped leaves and helmet-shaped flowers

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