Definition of


  1. (noun, plant) genus of evergreen shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical regions of South and Central America and Canary Islands and China

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Synonyms of Schinus

genus schinus

Alternate forms of Schinus

Hypernyms: dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus

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