Psidium

noun Psid·i·um \ˈsidēəm\

Definition of Psidium

  1. :  a genus of tropical American trees (family Myrtaceae) having pubescent leaves and cymose flowers with broad calyx tube and 4- or 5-celled ovary becoming in fruit a pulpy, many-seeded berry — see guava

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Origin and Etymology of psidium

New Latin, probably from Greek psidion armlet


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