Calocarpum

noun Cal·o·car·pum \ ˌkaləˈkärpəm \

Definition of Calocarpum

: 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)


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