greenwithe

noun

Definition of greenwithe

  1. 1 :  a West Indian climbing orchid (Vanilla claviculata)

  2. 2 :  a West Indian shrub (Forsteronia floribunda) of the family Apocynaceae having a milky juice that yields a rubber

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1796

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1796


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