The definition of bauhinia is a type of plant that grows in tropical climates with colorful flowers and large, flat, two-part leaves.(noun)
An example of a bauhinia is a tree species that grows in Florida and has large leaves.
See bauhinia in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See bauhinia in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: New Latin
Origin: , after Jean Bauhin (1541-1612)
Origin: and Gaspard Bauhin (1560-1624), Swiss botanists.
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