Wisteria Definition

wĭ-stâr-
noun
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.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
wistaria
pronoun

A taxonomic genus within the tribe Millettieae "” the wisterias.

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Other Word Forms of Wisteria

Noun

Singular:
wisteria
Plural:
wisterias

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

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