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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Origin and Etymology of mallotus
New Latin, from Greek mallōtos fleecy, from mallos lock of wool
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