- a tree, Maytenus boaria, native to Chile, having narrow leaves and drooping branches, planted as a street tree in Florida and southern California.
Origin of mayten
< American Spanish maitén < Araucanian mañtun
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The cattle take refuge in sheltered valleys and in the mayten thickets which follow the depressions.The Argentine Republic