Va·​te·​ria | \ vəˈtirēə \

Definition of Vateria

: a genus of Asiatic trees (family Dipterocarpaceae) having entire small coriaceous leaves and white or yellow flowers with about 15 stamens — see piney tree

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History and Etymology for Vateria

New Latin, from Abraham Vater †1751 German anatomist and botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Vateria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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