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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Origin and Etymology of balanops
New Latin, from balan- + -ops
First Known Use: 1908See Words from the same year
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