Hovenia

noun Ho·ve·nia \ hōˈvēnēə \

Definition of Hovenia

:a genus of Asiatic trees or shrubs (family Rhamnaceae) having alternate serrate leaves, small greenish flowers, and indehiscent fruit

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Origin and Etymology of hovenia

New Latin, from David ten Hove †1787 Dutch senator + connective -n- + New Latin -ia


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