Licania

noun
Li·​ca·​nia | \ lə̇ˈkānēə, līˈ- \

Definition of Licania

: a large genus of tropical American trees (family Rosaceae) having alternate simple leaves and small panicled flowers

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History and Etymology for Licania

New Latin, modification (with some letter rearrangement) of Galibi caligni (tree of the genus Licania)

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“Licania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Licania. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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