Sarcocephalus

noun
genus of tropical African trees and shrubs
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family

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\\ˌsärkəˈsefələs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from sarc- + -cephalus
: a genus of tropical trees and shrubs (family Rubiaceae) — see negro peach, opepe

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  • sarcocephalus — sar·co·ceph·a·lus …   English syllables

  • Sarcocephalus diderrichii — opepe opepe n. A large African forest tree ({Nauclea diderrichii}) yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber; sometimes placed in genus {Sarcocephalus}, and then called {Sarcocephalus diderrichii}. Syn: {Nauclea diderrichii},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sarcocephalus esculentus — noun a stout spreading or semi climbing tropical shrub with round brownish red warty fruit; Africa • Syn: ↑negro peach, ↑Sarcocephalus latifolius • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Sarcocephalus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarcocephalus latifolius — noun a stout spreading or semi climbing tropical shrub with round brownish red warty fruit; Africa • Syn: ↑negro peach, ↑Sarcocephalus esculentus • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Sarcocephalus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarcocephalus latifolius — plačialapis minkštenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Raudinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Sarcocephalus latifolius), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sarcocephalus latifolius angl. country fig; Sierra Leone peach šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Sarcocephalus esculentus — Peach Peach (p[=e]ch), n. [OE. peche, peshe, OF. pesche, F. p[^e]che, fr. LL. persia, L. Persicum (sc. malum) a Persian apple, a peach. Cf. {Persian}, and {Parsee}.] (Bot.) A well known high flavored juicy fruit, containing one or two seeds in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sarcocephalus diderrichii — noun large African forest tree yielding a strong hard yellow to golden brown lumber; sometimes placed in genus Sarcocephalus • Syn: ↑opepe, ↑Nauclea diderrichii • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Nauclea, ↑genus Nauclea …   Useful english dictionary

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