Mangifera

noun Man·gif·era \manˈjif(ə)rə\

Definition of Mangifera

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of mangifera

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


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