persea definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of apetalous bushes regarding the purchase Laurineæ (Lauraceæ), the laurel family, form of the tribe Perseaceæ, and characterized by the four-celled anthers, nine perfect stamens, and calyx either notably closely persistent beneath the fruit or totally deciduous.
    • [lowercase] A plant for the genus Persea.
    • An unidentified tree, probably the peach-tree, sacred in ancient Egypt. See Persea (in etymology), and slashed at Avocado.
    • avocado

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