Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of dicotyledonous plants, belonging to the natural order Sterculiaceæ, tribe Sterculieæ.

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  • n. small genus of timber trees of eastern Asia, Australasia and tropical Africa that form large buttresses

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Examples

  • "Two of the 11 threatened species are Sundari (heritiera formes) and Keora (sonneratia griffithii).

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