Mangifera

noun
Man·​gif·​era | \ manˈjif(ə)rə \

Definition of Mangifera

: a large genus of tropical Asiatic trees (family Anacardiaceae) that have coriaceous entire leaves, small paniculate flowers, and a fleshy drupaceous fruit with a fibrous mesocarp — see mango

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History and Etymology for Mangifera

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary mango + Latin -fera, feminine of -fer -ferous

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“Mangifera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mangifera. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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