Lomatia

noun
Lo·​ma·​tia | \ lōˈmāsh(ē)ə \

Definition of Lomatia

: a small genus of low-growing Chilean and Australian trees (family Proteaceae) some of which yield dyes from their sap and wood used locally for furniture — see lomatiol

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History and Etymology for Lomatia

New Latin, from Greek lōmat-, lōma hem, fringe + New Latin -ia

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“Lomatia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lomatia. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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