Melicocca

noun Mel·i·coc·ca \ˌmeləˈkäkə\

Definition of Melicocca

  1. :  a genus of tropical American trees and shrubs (family Sapindaceae) having pinnate leaflets, abruptly tetramerous flowers with a peltate stigma, and a one-seeded or two-seeded berry

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Origin and Etymology of melicocca

New Latin, from meli- + Greek -cocca (from kokkos kermes berry)


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