Abu·​ta | \ əˈb(y)ütə \

Definition of Abuta

: a genus of tropical American woody vines (family Menispermaceae) — see white pareira, yellow pareira

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First Known Use of Abuta

circa 1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Abuta

borrowed from New Latin, borrowed from Carib of French Guiana (18th century)

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“Abuta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Abuta. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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