Ochroma

noun

Och·​ro·​ma
äˈkrōmə
: a genus of tropical American trees (family Bombacaceae) having very light wood and seeds enveloped in silky floss see balsa

Word History

Etymology

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 24 Jun. 2024.

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