Malpighia

noun
Mal·pigh·ia | \ malˈpigēə \

Definition of Malpighia 

: a genus of tropical American shrubs and trees (family Malpighiaceae) having a glandular calyx and drupaceous fruit — see jiqui

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History and Etymology for Malpighia

New Latin, from Marcello Malpighi †1694 Italian anatomist + New Latin -ia

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