kosam

noun
ko·​sam | \ ˈkōˌsam \
plural -s

Definition of kosam

: a small evergreen shrub (Brucea amarissima) of the family Simaroubaceae that is widely distributed in open country in much of southeastern Asia and in northern Australia, is noted for the bitterness of all its parts, and has various uses especially in local medicine — see kosam seed

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History and Etymology for kosam

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“Kosam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kosam. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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