karatas

noun
kar·​a·​tas | \ ˈkarəˌtas \

Definition of karatas

1 capitalized : a genus of tropical American plants (family Bromeliaceae) with the flowers in dense terminal heads
2 plural -es : any plant of the genus Karatas (especially K. plumieri)

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History and Etymology for karatas

New Latin, from Tupi carautá, caragoatá karatas

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“Karatas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/karatas. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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