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

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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“Hernandia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hernandia. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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