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tropaeolum

/ trəʊˈpiːələm /

noun

  1. any garden plant of the genus Tropaeolum esp the nasturtium


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tropaeolum1

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

Tropaeolum aduncum (Canary creeper): half-hardy, 10 ft., yellow, fringed; an elegant climber.

The name “nasturtium” is applied in gardens, but incorrectly, to species of Tropaeolum.

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