[ pod-uh-kahr-puh s ]
/ ˌpɒd əˈkɑr pəs /


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

Nearby words

  1. podiatry,
  2. podite,
  3. poditic,
  4. podium,
  5. podo-,
  6. podocyte,
  7. pododynamometer,
  8. pododynia,
  9. podogram,
  10. podolsk

Origin of podocarpus

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

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