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

Word History


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

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“Connarus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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