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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History and Etymology for Gnetum

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

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“Gnetum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gnetum. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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