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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History and Etymology for Elaeocarpus

New Latin, from elaio- + -carpus

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“Elaeocarpus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elaeocarpus. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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