Ochroma

noun
Och·​ro·​ma | \ äˈkrōmə \

Definition of Ochroma

: a genus of tropical American trees (family Bombacaceae) having very light wood and seeds enveloped in silky floss — see balsa

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History and Etymology for Ochroma

New Latin, from Greek ōchrōma pallor, from ōchros yellow, pale

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“Ochroma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ochroma. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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