long John

noun

Definition of long John

: a timber tree (Triplaris surinamensis) of the family Polygonaceae found along the lower Amazon and in the Guianas

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History and Etymology for long John

from the name John

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“Long John.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long%20John. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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