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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants, natural order Ternstrœmiaceæ, consisting of 8 species of lofty trees, natives of tropical America.

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  • n. type genus of the Caryocaraceae; South American trees yielding strong fine-grained wood and edible nuts

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