noun Amo·mis \əˈmōmə̇s\

Definition of Amomis

  1. :  a genus of aromatic tropical American trees (family Myrtaceae) with large leathery leaves and small axillary flowers

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Origin and Etymology of amomis

New Latin, from Latin, a plant similar to amomum, from Greek amōmon

First Known Use: 1864

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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