Corynocarpus

noun

Cor·​y·​no·​car·​pus
ˌkȯrənōˈkärpəs
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Corynocarpus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Corynocarpus. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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