Owenia

noun

Owe·​nia
ō(w)ēnēə
: a small genus of tropical Australian trees (family Meliaceae) having pinnate leaves, small greenish panicled flowers, and edible acid drupaceous fruits see native plum

Word History

Etymology

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 6 Dec. 2022.

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