from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See royal poinciana.
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- n. a tropical shrub with bright orange-red flowers
New Latin Poinciāna, genus name, after M. De Poinci, 17th-century governor of French West Indies.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)