Phytelephas

noun
Phy·​tel·​e·​phas | \fīˈteləˌfas\

Definition of Phytelephas 

: a small genus of South American pinnate-leaved palms having simple drooping flower spikes with many stamens and syncarpous fruit — see ivory nut

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History and Etymology for Phytelephas

New Latin, from phyt- + Greek elephas elephant, ivory

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