nuculanium

noun
nu·​cu·​la·​ni·​um | \ ˌn(y)ükyəˈlānēəm \
variants: or less commonly nuculane \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌlān \
plural nuculania\ -​ēə \ also nuculanes

Definition of nuculanium

: an indehiscent fleshy fruit (as the grape) resembling a berry except in being superior

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History and Etymology for nuculanium

nuculanium from New Latin, from Latin nucula nutlet + connective -n- + New Latin -ium; nuculane from New Latin nuculanium

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“Nuculanium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nuculanium. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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