vinca

[ ving-kuh ]
/ ˈvɪŋ kə /

noun

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Origin of vinca

1865–70; < New Latin Vinca type genus < Late Latin pervinca periwinkle2
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British Dictionary definitions for vinca

vinca
/ (ˈvɪŋkə) /

noun

Word Origin for vinca

New Latin, from Latin pervinca periwinkle
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Medical definitions for vinca

Vinca
[ vĭngkə ]

n.

A genus of evergreens usually found in the Eastern hemisphere.
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