Parinarium

noun
Par·​i·​nar·​i·​um

Definition of Parinarium

: a large genus of tropical evergreen shrubs and trees (family Rosaceae) with showy white or pink flowers, drupaceous fruits some of which are edible, and in some larger forms valuable timber — see gingerbread plum, parinari

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History and Etymology for Parinarium

New Latin, from Galibi parinari

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“Parinarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parinarium. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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