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: a small genus of tropical American trees (family Moraceae) having a milky juice and monoecious flowers and including several of economic importance — see breadnut, cow tree sense 1, letterwood
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New Latin, from Greek brōsimon, neuter of brōsimos eatable, from Greek bibrōskein to devour
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