noun Col·u·bri·na \ˌkäl(y)əˈbrīnə, -brēnə\

Definition of Colubrina

  1. :  a genus of mostly tropical American shrubs or small trees (family Rhamnaceae) with small yellowish flowers and yellow or red fruits

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Origin and Etymology of colubrina

New Latin, from Late Latin, a plant, from feminine of Latin colubrinus snakelike

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