Chrysophyllum

noun

Chrys·​o·​phyl·​lum
: a large genus of tropical American trees (family Sapotaceae) having the leaves oblong and silky golden beneath and the flowers small and clustered chiefly in the leaf axils

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from chrys- + -phyllum

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“Chrysophyllum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chrysophyllum. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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