Conocarpus

noun Co·no·car·pus \¦kōnə¦kärpəs, ¦kän-\

Definition of Conocarpus

  1. :  a monotypic genus of tropical American trees or shrubs (family Terminaliaceae) with dense flower heads resembling buttons — see button tree 1

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Origin and Etymology of conocarpus

New Latin, from 2con- + -carpus


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