Oreodoxa

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Oreodoxa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oreodoxa. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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