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pittosporum

noun pit·tos·po·rum \pə-ˈtäs-pə-rəm\

Definition of PITTOSPORUM

:  any of various Old World shrubs or trees (genus Pittosporum of the family Pittosporaceae) planted especially as ornamentals in warm regions
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Origin of PITTOSPORUM

New Latin, from Greek pitta, pissa pitch + spora seed — more at pitch, spore
First Known Use: 1789

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