Mallotus

noun

Mal·​lo·​tus
məˈlōtəs
: a genus of tropical Asiatic and Australian trees (family Euphorbiaceae) with diclinous flowers of which the staminate ones have numerous stamens see kamala

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Mallotus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mallotus. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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