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tropaeolum (trəʊˈpiːələm)
n , pl -lums, -la
any garden plant of the genus Tropaeolum esp the nasturtium
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin tropaeumtrophy; referring to the shield-shaped leaves and helmet-shaped flowers]

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a tropical American genus of dicotyledonous climbing or diffuse pungent herbs constituting the family Tropaeolaceae 
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