Oenocarpus

noun
Oe·​no·​car·​pus | \ ˌēnəˈkärpəs \

Definition of Oenocarpus

: 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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History and Etymology for Oenocarpus

New Latin, from oen- + -carpus

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“Oenocarpus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oenocarpus. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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