Acrocomia

noun Ac·ro·co·mia \ˌa-krə-ˈkō-mē-ə\

Definition of Acrocomia

  1. :  a small genus of tall pinnate-leaved Central American and South American palms with spiny trunk, long pendant clusters of flowers, and nutlike fruits

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Origin and Etymology of acrocomia

New Latin, from acr- + Greek komē hair, foliage + New Latin -ia


First Known Use: 1830


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