Owenia

noun
Owe·​nia | \ ō(w)ēnēə \

Definition of Owenia

: a small genus of tropical Australian trees (family Meliaceae) having pinnate leaves, small greenish panicled flowers, and edible acid drupaceous fruits — see native plum

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History and Etymology for Owenia

New Latin, from Sir Richard Owen †1892 English anatomist and zoologist + New Latin -ia

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“Owenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Owenia. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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