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hakea

[hey-kee-uh, hah-] /ˈheɪ ki ə, ˈhɑ-/
noun
1.
any of various shrubs or trees of the genus Hakea, native to Australia, having evergreen, pinnate leaves and clusters of variously colored flowers.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1798) named after Christian Ludwig von Hake (1745-1818), German horticulturist; see -a2
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hakea

/ˈhɑːkɪə; ˈheɪkɪə/
noun
1.
any shrub or tree of the Australian genus Hakea, having a hard woody fruit and often yielding a useful wood: family Proteaceae
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, named after C. L. von Hake (died 1818), German botanist
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