Sapium

noun
Sa·​pi·​um | \ ˈsāpēəm \

Definition of Sapium

: a genus of tropical trees and shrubs (family Euphorbiaceae) having poisonous milky juice, alternate entire leaves and apetalous flowers in spikes — see chinese tallow tree

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History and Etymology for Sapium

New Latin, probably from Latin sapinus fir

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“Sapium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sapium. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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