noun Con·na·rus \ˈkänərəs\

Definition of Connarus

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of connarus

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

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