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chamaedorea

[ kam-i-dawr-ee-uh, -dohr- ]
/ ˌkæm ɪˈdɔr i ə, -ˈdoʊr- /
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noun
any of various small, slender palms of the genus Chamaedorea, several species of which are cultivated as houseplants.
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Origin of chamaedorea

<New Latin (1806) <Greek chamaí on the ground, low-growing + dór(u) tree + New Latin -ea-ea
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