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catalpa
southern catalpa
Catalpa bignonioides

ca·tal·pa

 (kə-tăl′pə, -tôl′-)
n.
Any of various usually deciduous trees of the genus Catalpa of North America, the West Indies, and East Asia, especially C. bignonioides or C. speciosa of the United States, having large heart-shaped leaves, showy clusters of white flowers, and long slender pods.

[Creek katal̷pa : ka-, head + tal̷pa, wing (from the shape of its flowers).]

catalpa

(kəˈtælpə)
n
(Plants) any bignoniaceous tree of the genus Catalpa of North America and Asia, having large leaves, bell-shaped whitish flowers, and long slender pods
[C18: New Latin, from Carolina Creek kutuhlpa, literally: winged head, referring to the appearance of the flowers]

ca•tal•pa

(kəˈtæl pə)

n., pl. -pas.
any of several trees of the genus Catalpa, of the bignonia family, native to North America and E Asia, having white flower clusters and long, beanlike seed pods.
[1720–30, Amer.; (< New Latin) < Creek katałpa <iká head + tałpa wing]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catalpa - tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white flowers followed by long slender podscatalpa - tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white flowers followed by long slender pods
genus Catalpa - a dicotyledonous genus of plants belonging to the family Bignoniaceae; has large flowers (white or mottled) and long terete pods
Catalpa bignioides - catalpa tree of southern United States
Catalpa speciosa - catalpa tree of central United States
bean tree - any of several trees having seedpods as fruits
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