: a genus of Asian trees or large shrubs (family Moraceae) with milky juice, sterile flowers in spikes or racemes, and fertile flowers in dense globular heads see paper mulberry

Word History


New Latin, from P.M.A. Broussonet †1807 French naturalist + New Latin -ia

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“Broussonetia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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