Canangium

noun
Ca·​nan·​gi·​um | \ kəˈnanjēəm \

Definition of Canangium

: a small genus of Malayan trees (family Annonaceae) distinguished by the simple alternate leaves and linear sepals and petals and including the ilang-ilang tree

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History and Etymology for Canangium

New Latin, from Malay kĕnanga + New Latin -ium

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“Canangium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Canangium. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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