buganvilla

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Alternative forms[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the surname of Louis Antoine de Bougainville, the French admiral and explorer who first brought the plant to Europe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /buɡamˈbiʎa/, [buɣãmˈbiʎa]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /buɡamˈbiɟ͡ʝa/, [buɣãmˈbiʝa]

Noun[edit]

buganvilla f (plural buganvillas)

  1. (chiefly Spain) bougainvillea

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