: a genus of South American deciduous to half-evergreen trees (family Anacardiaceae) with extremely hard heavy durable reddish to reddish brown heartwood that is an important source of tannins see quebracho sense 1b

Word History


New Latin, from Schinus + -opsis

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“Schinopsis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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