Myrcia

noun

Myr·​cia
ˈmərsh(ē)ə
: a large genus of tropical American trees and shrubs (family Myrtaceae) distinguished by their few-seeded berries

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, alteration of Latin myrtus myrtle + New Latin -ia

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“Myrcia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Myrcia. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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