: a genus of Old World tropical trees (family Sapotaceae) having abundant milky juice, coriaceous leaves, and small hexamerous or octamerous flowers with as many staminodia as stamens see bansalaguin, manilkara

Word History


New Latin, from Middle Greek mimous (genitive of mimō ape, probably from Greek mimeisthai to imitate) + New Latin -ops

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“Mimusops.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mimusops. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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