ehretia

noun
eh·​re·​tia | \ eˈrēsh(ē)ə \

Definition of ehretia

1 capitalized : a large genus (family Boraginaceae) of tropical or subtropical shrubs and trees having cymose usually white flowers succeeded by fleshy drupes
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Ehretia

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History and Etymology for ehretia

New Latin, from George D. Ehret †1770 German botanical illustrator + New Latin -ia

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“Ehretia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ehretia. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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