Salvadora

noun

Sal·​va·​do·​ra
ˌsalvəˈdōrə,
-dȯrə
: a genus (the type of the family Salvadoraceae) of trees and shrubs of Africa and southern Asia having opposite leaves and small panicled flowers with a bell-shaped corolla see toothbrush tree

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, after Juan Salvador †1681 Spanish botanist

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“Salvadora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Salvadora. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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