: a small genus of South American timber trees (family Guttiferae) with opposite pinnate veined leaves and showy usually solitary terminal roseate flowers that are followed by globose edible single-seeded berries see bacury

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New Latin, from Latin Platon, Plato + New Latin -ia

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“Platonia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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