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leptospermum

[lep-tuh-spur-muh m]
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noun
  1. any of various shrubs or trees of the genus Leptospermum, of the myrtle family, native to Australia and adjacent areas and often cultivated as ornamentals in milder climates.
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Origin of leptospermum

< New Latin (1776), equivalent to lepto- lepto- + -spermum, neuter of -spermus -spermous
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