Cariniana

noun
Ca·​rin·​i·​a·​na | \ kəˌrinēˈänə, -ˈa-, -ˈā- \

Definition of Cariniana

: a genus of tropical South American timber trees (family Lecythidaceae) having small flowers, the lid of the fruit joined with the woody column, and seeds with one long lateral wing — see colombian mahogany , jequitiba

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History and Etymology for Cariniana

New Latin, irregular from Latin carina keel

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“Cariniana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cariniana. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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