coprosma

noun co·pros·ma \kəˈpräzmə\

Definition of coprosma

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of shrubs or small trees of the family Rubiaceae found in New Zealand, Australia, and Hawaii and having shining often variegated leaves and small flowers with revolute corolla lobes

  2. 2 plural -s :  a plant of the genus Coprosma

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Origin and Etymology of coprosma

New Latin, from copr- + -osma


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