: a small genus of tropical American shrubs and trees (family Celastraceae) with opposite leathery leaves and unisexual flowers in axillary cymes followed by small blue or black drupaceous fruits

Word History


New Latin, anagram of Myginda, genus of trees or shrubs from Francis von Mygind 18th century German botanist

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“Gyminda.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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