Definition of achras
1 capitalized : a monotypic genus of tropical American trees (family Sapotaceae) having papery leaves and small white flowers followed by a large one-seeded fruit
2 : sapodilla
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Origin and Etymology of achras
New Latin, from Latin, a wild pear tree (probably Pyrus amygdaliformis), from Greek; akin to Albanian dardhe pear tree
First Known Use: 1760See Words from the same year
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