Gnetum

noun Gne·tum \ ˈnētəm \

Definition of Gnetum

: a genus (the type of the family Gnetaceae) of gymnospermous, dioecious, tropical shrubs, small trees, or woody vines having compound male and female strobili often arranged in clusters and seeds resembling drupes

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Origin and Etymology of gnetum

New Latin, alteration of gnemon, modification of Moluccan Malay ganemu


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