plural -es
: a showy Japanese tree (Kalopanax ricinifolium) of the family Araliaceae that has foliage like that of the castor-oil plant

Word History


New Latin, from kalo- (from Greek kalos beautiful) + Greek panax panacea, from panakēs all-healing

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“Kalopanax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kalopanax. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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