Cymbopetalum

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

Definition of Cymbopetalum

: 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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History and Etymology for Cymbopetalum

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

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“Cymbopetalum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cymbopetalum. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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