Wisteria meaning

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Any of several climbing woody vines of the genus Wisteria in the pea family, having pinnately compound leaves and drooping racemes of showy purplish or white flowers.
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Any of a genus (Wisteria) of twining woody vines or shrubs of the pea family, with fruits that are pods and showy clusters of bluish, white, pink, or purplish flowers: native to the E U.S. and E Asia.
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Any of several woody climbing vines, of the genus Wisteria, native to the East Asian countries of China, Korea, and Japan and the eastern United States.
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A taxonomic genus within the tribe Millettieae "” the wisterias.
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Origin of wisteria

  • New Latin Wisteria genus name after Caspar Wistar (1761–1818), American physician

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • New Latin, after Caspar Wistar [sic] +"Ž -ia

    From Wiktionary