samara


sa·ma·ra

noun \ˈsa-mə-rə; sə-ˈma-rə, -ˈmär-ə\

Definition of SAMARA

:  a dry indehiscent usually one-seeded winged fruit (as of an ash or elm tree) —called also key

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Origin of SAMARA

New Latin, from Latin, seed of the elm
First Known Use: 1577

Rhymes with SAMARA

Sa·ma·ra

geographical name \sə-ˈmär-ə\

Definition of SAMARA

city E Russia in Europe in valley of the Volga pop 1,239,000

Variants of SAMARA

Sa·ma·ra or 1935–91 Kuy·by·shev \ˈkwē-bə-ˌshef, ˈkü-ē-bə-, -ˌshev\

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