Conocarpus

noun

Co·​no·​car·​pus
¦kōnə¦kärpəs,
¦kän-
: a monotypic genus of tropical American trees or shrubs (family Terminaliaceae) with dense flower heads resembling buttons see button tree sense 1

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from con- entry 2 + -carpus

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“Conocarpus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Conocarpus. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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