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vinca

[ving-kuh] /ˈvɪŋ kə/
noun
1.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Neo-Latin Vinca type genus < Late Latin pervinca periwinkle2
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vinca

/ˈvɪŋkə/
noun
1.
See periwinkle2
Word Origin
New Latin, from Latin pervinca periwinkle
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vinca in Medicine

Vinca n.
A genus of evergreens usually found in the Easter hemisphere.

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