melastome

noun
mel·​a·​stome | \ ˈmeləˌstōm \
variants: or less commonly melastomad \ mə̇ˈlastəˌmad \
plural -s

Definition of melastome

: a plant of the family Melastomaceae

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History and Etymology for melastome

melastome from New Latin Melastoma; melastomad from New Latin Melastoma + English -ad

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“Melastome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melastome. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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