Oreodoxa

noun
Oreo·​doxa | \ ˌōrēōˈdäksə \

Definition of Oreodoxa

: a small genus of tropical South American palms that is closely related to Roystonea and in some classifications includes the royal palm

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History and Etymology for Oreodoxa

New Latin, from ore- + Greek doxa glory, splendor

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“Oreodoxa.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oreodoxa. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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