Castanospermum

noun Cas·ta·no·sper·mum \¦kastənōˈspərməm\

Definition of Castanospermum

  1. :  a genus of Australian trees (family Leguminosae) having pinnate leaves, orange-yellow flowers, and chestnutlike seeds borne in large thick almost woody pods — see bean tree a

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Origin and Etymology of castanospermum

New Latin, from castano- (from Castanea) + -spermum


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