noun Byr·son·i·ma \bərˈsänəmə\

Definition of Byrsonima

  1. :  a large genus of tropical American trees or shrubs (family Malpighiaceae) having entire leaves, yellow flowers, and fleshy edible fruits — see nance

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Origin and Etymology of byrsonima

New Latin, irregular from Greek byrseuein to tan + onēmōn useful

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to cast off or become cast off

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