Elaeocarpus

noun Elae·o·car·pus

Definition of Elaeocarpus

:a genus (the type of the family Elaeocarpaceae) of Indian and Australian trees and shrubs having simple leaves and small racemose flowers and including some species valuable as timber trees — see brisbane quandong

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Origin and Etymology of elaeocarpus

New Latin, from elaio- + -carpus


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