Owenia

noun Owe·nia \ō(w)ēnēə\

Definition of Owenia

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of owenia

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


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