pittosporum

noun pit·tos·po·rum \ pə-ˈtä-spə-rəm \

Definition of pittosporum

: any of various Old World shrubs or trees (genus Pittosporum of the family Pittosporaceae) planted especially as ornamentals in warm regions

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Origin and Etymology of pittosporum

New Latin, from Greek pitta, pissa pitch + spora seed — more at pitch, spore


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