Palaquium

noun
Pa·​la·​qui·​um | \ pəˈlākwēəm \

Definition of Palaquium

: a large genus of East Indian trees (family Sapotaceae) with milky juice, leathery leaves, and hexamerous flowers

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History and Etymology for Palaquium

New Latin, from Tagalog palak-palak

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“Palaquium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palaquium. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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