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: a Chilean evergreen tree (maytenus boaria) having pendulous branches, slender lanceolate leaves, and minute flowers and being cultivated as an ornamental in warm countries

Word History


Spanish maitén, from Araucanian mañtún

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“Mayten.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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