Dipteryx

noun

Dip·​ter·​yx ˈdip-tə-(ˌ)riks How to pronounce Dipteryx (audio)
: a small genus of tropical American trees of the family Leguminosae having opposite pinnate leaves and including several whose seeds are a source of coumarin see tonka bean

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“Dipteryx.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dipteryx. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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