plural -s
: a Central American fir (Akies religiosa) having young shoots that are furrowed and olive green on the lower side during the first year and brown and downy later

Word History


American Spanish, from Spanish, silver fir, from Catalan pinavet, from pin-, pi pine (from Latin pinus) + avet fir, from Latin abiet-, abies silver fir

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“Pinabete.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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