Connarus

noun
Con·​na·​rus | \ ˈkänərəs \

Definition of Connarus

: a large genus (the type of the family Connaraceae) of tropical shrubs or trees bearing indehiscent one-seeded pods — see zebrawood

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History and Etymology for Connarus

New Latin, from Greek konnaros, a kind of prickly evergreen (perhaps the Christ's-thorn Paliurus spina-christi)

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“Connarus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Connarus. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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