Bal·​a·​nops | \ ˈbaləˌnäps\

Definition of Balanops

: a small genus (constituting the family Balanopsidaceae and order Balanopsidales) of tall little-known Australian dicotyledonous trees having large simple leaves, flowers in catkins, and a nutlike fruit enclosed in an involucre

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First Known Use of Balanops

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Balanops

New Latin, from balan- + -ops

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