Spondias

noun
Spon·​di·​as | \ ˈspändēˌas\

Definition of Spondias

: a small genus of tropical trees (family Anacardiaceae) having pinnate leaves and small flowers in terminal panicles, a free ovary that becomes in fruit a fleshy drupe, and astringent leaves and bark — see ciruela, hog plum, mombin, ambarella

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History and Etymology for Spondias

New Latin, from Greek spondias, spodias bullace

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