: a genus of tropical South American trees (family Simaroubaceae) having pinnate leaves and panicles of small flowers with 5 imbricated sepals, 5 petals, and 10 stamens see cedron

Word History


New Latin, from native name in Guiana

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“Simaba.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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