Definition of arrayán
1 : any of several Mexican trees or shrubs of the genera Psidium, Myrtus, Gaultheria, Pernettya, and Rapanea
2 [American Spanish, from Spanish] in the West Indies a : wax myrtle b : any of several plants of the genus Ardisia
3 [American Spanish, from Spanish] a : an ornamental shrub (Eugenia apiculata synonym Luma apiculata) of Chile with edible black berries b : a shrub (Eugenia arayan) of Colombia and Ecuador
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Origin and Etymology of arrayán
Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, myrtle, from Arabic ar-rai̯ḥān, any fragrant plant
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