Pterocarpus

noun
Ptero·​car·​pus | \ ˌterəˈkärpəs \

Definition of Pterocarpus

: a genus of tropical trees (family Leguminosae) with alternate pinnate leaves, yellow flowers, and a broad legume having a membranous-winged margin — see kino

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History and Etymology for Pterocarpus

New Latin, from pter- + -carpus

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“Pterocarpus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pterocarpus. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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