Schinopsis

noun
Schi·​nop·​sis | \ skə̇ˈnäpsə̇s \

Definition of Schinopsis

: 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

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History and Etymology for Schinopsis

New Latin, from Schinus + -opsis

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“Schinopsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schinopsis. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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