Corynocarpus

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

Definition of Corynocarpus

: 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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History and Etymology for Corynocarpus

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 8 Dec. 2021.

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