Casimiroa

noun
Cas·​i·​mi·​roa | \ ˌkazəmə̇ˈrōə, -ˈmirəwə \

Definition of Casimiroa

: a small genus of tropical American evergreen trees and shrubs (family Rutaceae) having alternate digitately compound leaves and small greenish yellow flowers

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History and Etymology for Casimiroa

New Latin, from Casimiro Gómez Ortega †1810 Spanish botanist

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“Casimiroa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Casimiroa. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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