Corynocarpus

noun Cor·y·no·car·pus \ˌkȯrənōˈkärpəs\

Definition of Corynocarpus

  1. :  a genus (coextensive with a family Corynocarpaceae of the order Sapindales) comprising trees of New Zealand and Polynesia with smooth entire leaves and small white flowers having glandular scales alternating with the petals

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Origin and Etymology of corynocarpus

New Latin, from coryno- (from Greek korynē club) + -carpus


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