betis

noun
be·​tis | \ ˈbē-təs \
plural -es

Definition of betis

: a Philippine tree (Payena betis) of the family Sapotaceae the fruit of which yields an illuminating oil

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History and Etymology for betis

Spanish, from Tagalog bitis

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“Betis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/betis. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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