samara[sam′ər ə, sə mer′ə]
- The definition of a samara is the flat wing-shaped fruit of trees that protects and carries the seeds of the tree.
An example of a samara is the enclosure for the seeds of the sycamore maple tree.
- Samara is the sixth largest city in Russia.
An example of Samara is the city in southeastern Russia where the Volga port is located.
Origin of samaraModern Latin ; from Classical Latin seed of the elm ; from Gaulish ; from an unverified form samos, summer
Origin of samaraLatin, elm seed.
top: slippery elm fruit
bottom: silver maple fruit
- A city in Russia, the sixth-largest in the country by population.