Hernandia

noun
Her·nan·dia | \ (ˌ)hərˈnandēə \

Definition of Hernandia 

: a genus (the type of the family Hernandiaceae of the order Ranales) of tropical trees having light combustible wood, alternate entire leaves, small paniculate flowers, and drupaceous fruits

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Other words from Hernandia

hernandiaceous \(¦)⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Hernandia

New Latin, from Francisco Hernández †1578 Spanish botanist + New Latin -ia

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