Cymbopetalum

noun Cym·bo·pet·al·um \ˌsimbōˈpetələm\

Definition of Cymbopetalum

  1. :  a genus of tropical American shrubs and small trees (family Annonaceae) with fine-textured green or yellowish wood that includes the sacred earflower of Mexico and Central America

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Origin and Etymology of cymbopetalum

New Latin, from cymbo- (from Latin cymba boat) + petalum petal — more at petal


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