Amomis

noun

Amo·​mis
əˈmōmə̇s
: a genus of aromatic tropical American trees (family Myrtaceae) with large leathery leaves and small axillary flowers

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amomis was in 1864

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“Amomis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amomis. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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