capitalized : a small genus of tropical African trees (family Apocynaceae) with opposite leaves and small axillary cymes of yellowish white flowers see lagos rubber
plural -s : any tree of the genus Funtumia

Word History


New Latin, probably from Ewe dialect funtum funtumia + New Latin -ia

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“Funtumia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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