: a genus of East Indian and African trees (family Simaroubaceae) having flowers with a 3- to 5-parted perianth and 6 to 10 included stamens and a fruit that is a dry drupe see niepa

Word History


New Latin, from Sinhalese samadarā, a tree of Ceylon

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“Samadera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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