Parinarium

noun

Par·​i·​nar·​i·​um
: 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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Galibi parinari

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“Parinarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parinarium. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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