Chrysobalanus

noun Chrys·o·bal·a·nus

Definition of Chrysobalanus

  1. :  a small genus of tropical shrubs or trees (family Rosaceae) having a pulpy drupe with a ridged stone — see coco plum

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Origin and Etymology of chrysobalanus

New Latin, from chrys- + Latin balanus acorn, from Greek balanos — more at gland


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