swamp maire

noun

: a small to medium-sized New Zealand tree (Syzygium maire synonym Eugenia maire) chiefly of swampy areas that has smooth, grayish bark, white flowers, and red berries

Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of swamp maire was in 1908

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“Swamp maire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swamp%20maire. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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