Abroma

noun Abro·ma \ əˈbrōmə \

Definition of Abroma

:a genus of Asian and Australian woody plants (family Sterculiaceae) the bark of which yields a strong white fiber — see devil's-cotton

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Origin and Etymology of abroma

borrowed from New Latin, from a-2a- + Greek brôma “food,” from brō- (going back to Indo-European *gʷṛh3- “devour, consume”) + -ma, deverbal suffix of result


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