noun Bur·sera \ˈbərsərə\

Definition of Bursera

  1. :  the type genus of Burseraceae comprising a number of tropical and subtropical American shrubs and trees that have flowers with three to five petals and fleshy capsular fruit and including some that are valuable sources of timber and resins

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Origin and Etymology of bursera

New Latin, after Joachim Burser †1649 German botanist

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to cast off or become cast off

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