Eriobotrya

noun

Er·​i·​o·​bot·​rya
ˌerēōˈbä‧trēə
: a small genus of Asian evergreen trees (family Rosaceae) having paniculate white flowers and a fruit with large seeds and a thin endocarp see loquat sense 1

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from erio- + -botrya (from Greek botrys bunch of grapes)

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“Eriobotrya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eriobotrya. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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