: a genus of tropical trees (family Guttiferae) having thick shiny feather-veined leaves, clustered white flowers, aromatic resinous juice, and oily seeds see santa maria tree , tacamahac

Word History


New Latin, from calo- + -phyllum

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“Calophyllum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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