podocarpus

[ pod-uh-kahr-puhs ]
/ ˌpɒd əˈkɑr pəs /

noun

any of various coniferous evergreen trees of the genus Podocarpus, of tropical and semitropical regions, especially P. macrophyllus, which is cultivated as an ornamental.

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Origin of podocarpus

From New Latin, dating back to 1880–85; see origin at podo-, -carpous
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