Oenocarpus

noun Oe·no·car·pus \ˌēnəˈkärpəs\

Definition of Oenocarpus

  1. :  a genus of South American pinnate-leaved palms that have a slender spadix which resembles a broom, a woody double caducous spathe, and edible black or purplish oily fruit — see bacaba

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Origin and Etymology of oenocarpus

New Latin, from oen- + -carpus


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