Trema

noun
Tre·ma | \ˈtrēmə\

Definition of Trema 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a genus of tropical shrubs and trees (family Ulmaceae) having alternate distichous leaves and cymose polygamous flowers succeeded by small drupes

-tre·ma | \‧ˈtrēmə\

Definition of -trema (Entry 2 of 2)

1 plural -tremas\-məz\ or -tremata\-mətə, -mətə\ : hole : orifice : opening helicotrema

2 : creature having (such) an opening in generic names Eurytrema

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History and Etymology for Trema

Noun

New Latin Tremat-, Trema, from Greek trēmat-, trēma hole

Noun combining form

New Latin -tremat-, -trema, from Greek trēmat-, trēma hole

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