bumelia

noun
bu·​me·​lia | \ byüˈmēlēə \

Definition of bumelia

1 capitalized : a genus of tough spiny American trees and shrubs (family Sapotaceae) that bear edible berries
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Bumelia

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History and Etymology for bumelia

New Latin, from Latin, ash, from Greek boumelia

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“Bumelia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bumelia. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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