Po·ma·der·ris | \ˌpōməˈderə̇s\

Definition of Pomaderris 

: a genus of hoary pubescent Australasian shrubs (family Rhamnaceae) having alternate leaves and cymose white or yellowish flowers with the ovary partly adnate to the calyx

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History and Etymology for Pomaderris

New Latin, from Greek pōmat-, pōma lid, cover + derris skin, leather covering, from derein to skin

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