Pterocarpus

TranslingualEdit

 
Pterocarpus indicus leaves and fruit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πτερόν (pterón, wing) + καρπός (karpós, fruit).

Proper nounEdit

Pterocarpus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Fabaceae – tropical plants of Africa and Asia that yield the valuable timber padauk and produce a bright red resin.

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