Mal·​lo·​tus | \ məˈlōtəs \

Definition of Mallotus

: a genus of tropical Asiatic and Australian trees (family Euphorbiaceae) with diclinous flowers of which the staminate ones have numerous stamens — see kamala

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History and Etymology for Mallotus

New Latin, from Greek mallōtos fleecy, from mallos lock of wool

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“Mallotus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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