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kəˈtæl pəcatal·pa

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catalpa, Indian beannoun

    tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white flowers followed by long slender pods

Wiktionary

  1. catalpanoun

    Any tree of the genus Catalpa, the family Bignoniaceae. The two North American species, the southern catalpa, Catalpa bignonioides, and the northern catalpa, Catalpa speciosa along with the yellow catalpa, Catalpa ovata, from China are often planted as ornamentals because of their showy flowers and decorative bean pods, though others regard the bean pods as a nuisance.

  2. Etymology: From the word catawba. Scopoli, the describing botanist, incorrectly transcribed the name as -lpa rather than -wba.

Wikipedia

  1. Catalpa

    Catalpa, commonly called catalpa or catawba, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae, native to warm temperate and subtropical regions of North America, the Caribbean, and East Asia.

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  1. catalpa

    A catalpa is a type of deciduous tree native to warm temperate regions of North America, the Caribbean, and East Asia. It belongs to the family of Bignoniaceae and is known for its large, heart-shaped leaves, white or yellow flowers, and elongated bean-like seed pods. Catalpa trees are often planted for ornamental purposes due to their distinctive appearance. They are also prized for their hard, durable wood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Catalpanoun

    a genus of American and East Indian trees, of which the best know species are the Catalpa bignonioides, a large, ornamental North American tree, with spotted white flowers and long cylindrical pods, and the C. speciosa, of the Mississipi valley; -- called also Indian bean

  2. Etymology: [From the language of the Indians of Carolina, where Catesby discovered this tree in the year 1726.]

Wikidata

  1. Catalpa

    Catalpa, commonly called catalpa or catawba, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae, native to warm temperate regions of North America, the Caribbean, and East Asia.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Catalpa

    kat-al′pa, n. a genus of hardy trees native to the United States and Japan, marked by a low habit, profuse blossoms, and long cigar-like pendent pods.—The common Catalpa, known also as the Bean-tree, Catawba, Indian bean, and Cigar-tree, yields a durable wood; as also the western Catalpa or Shawnee wood. [From the native Ind. name.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of catalpa in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of catalpa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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