Hippocratea

noun Hip·po·crat·ea \ˌhipəˈkratēə\

Definition of Hippocratea

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Hippocrateaceae) of tropical trees or twining shrubs having a 3-lobed capsule with winged seeds — see wood almond

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Origin and Etymology of hippocratea

New Latin, after Hippocrates


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