Schinopsis

noun Schi·nop·sis \skə̇ˈnäpsə̇s\

Definition of Schinopsis

  1. :  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 1b

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Origin and Etymology of schinopsis

New Latin, from Schinus + -opsis


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