Picramnia

noun
Pic·ram·nia | \pikˈramnēə\

Definition of Picramnia 

: a genus of tropical American shrubs or trees (family Simaroubaceae) with alternate pinnate leaves, small dioecious flowers, and baccate fruit — see bitterbush

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Picramnia

New Latin, irregular from picr- + Greek thamnos shrub + New Latin -ia

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Picramnia

Dictionary Entries near Picramnia

picqueter

picr-

picramide

Picramnia

picrasmin

picric acid

-picrin

Statistics for Picramnia

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Picramnia

What made you want to look up Picramnia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a state of commotion or excitement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!