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
plural -s : a plant of the genus Coprosma

Word History


New Latin, from copr- + -osma

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“Coprosma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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