Aniba

noun Ani·ba \əˈnībə, -ēbə\

Definition of Aniba

  1. :  a genus of tropical American trees of the family Lauraceae with aromatic foliage, inconspicuous flowers, and succulent fruit, the seeds of some having tonic properties

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Origin and Etymology of aniba

borrowed from New Latin, probably borrowed from an unidentified American Indian language


First Known Use: 1838


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