tropaeolum

/ (trəʊˈpiːələm) /

noun plural -lums or -la (-lə)

any garden plant of the genus Tropaeolum esp the nasturtium

Nearby words

  1. troostitic,
  2. trop,
  3. trop-,
  4. trop.,
  5. tropaeolin,
  6. tropaeum,
  7. tropaion,
  8. trope,
  9. tropeolin,
  10. troph-

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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