Lithocarpus

noun
Lith·​o·​car·​pus | \ ˌlithəˈkärpəs, -kȧp- \

Definition of Lithocarpus

: a large genus of chiefly Asiatic evergreen trees (family Fagaceae) differing from Quercus mainly in the erect staminate catkins — see oak, tanbark oak

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History and Etymology for Lithocarpus

New Latin, from lith- + -carpus

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“Lithocarpus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lithocarpus. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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