: a genus of Australasian, resinous, evergreen shrubs and trees (family Podocarpaceae) that have usually scalelike leaves and are closely related to the genus Podocarpus see huon pine , rimu

Word History


New Latin, from Greek dakrydion scammony, literally, little tear, diminutive of dakry drop, tear; from the resinous drops exuded

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“Dacrydium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dacrydium. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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