noun Des·mon·cus \dezˈmäŋkəs\

Definition of Desmoncus

  1. :  a genus of pinnate-leaved prickly climbing palms found from Mexico to Brazil — see jacitara palm

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Origin and Etymology of desmoncus

New Latin, from desm- + Greek onkos barbed hook — more at angle

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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