Ochna

noun Och·na \ˈäknə\

Definition of Ochna

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Ochnaceae) of African and Asiatic trees and shrubs having yellow flowers with coriaceous petaloid sepals and numerous stamens

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Origin and Etymology of ochna

New Latin, from Greek ochnē, onchnē pear tree; probably akin to Greek achras, a wild pear tree (probably Pyrus amygdaliformis) — more at achras


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