Hymenaea

noun
Hy·​me·​naea | \ ˌhēməˈnēə \

Definition of Hymenaea

: a genus of tropical American timber trees (family Leguminosae) having large white or purplish flowers in panicles and pinnate leaves consisting of a single pair of large thick glossy leaflets — see courbaril

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History and Etymology for Hymenaea

New Latin, probably from Latin hymenaeus wedding song, marriage

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“Hymenaea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hymenaea. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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