noun Cal·o·car·pum \ˌkaləˈkärpəm\

Definition of Calocarpum

  1. :  a genus of tropical American trees (family Sapotaceae) having obovate to oblanceolate leaves clustered towards the branch ends, nearly sessile white flowers with densely imbricated sepals and filamentous staminodia, and a berrylike fruit — see marmalade tree

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Origin and Etymology of calocarpum

New Latin, from calo- + -carpum (irregular from Greek karpos fruit) — more at harvest

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a brief usually trivial fact

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