Bactris

noun Bac·tris \ ˈbaktrə̇s \

Definition of Bactris

:a large genus of tropical American pinnate-leaved usually spiny palms (family Palmae) with small fruit consisting of a fibrous pulp enclosing a hard, mostly oily, and sometimes edible nut

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Origin and Etymology of bactris

New Latin, modification of Greek baktron stick, staff


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