Pittosporum meaning

pĭ-tŏspər-əm, pĭtə-spôrəm
Any of various evergreen shrubs or plants of the genus Pittosporum, widely grown as ornamental or hedge plants in warm regions.
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Any of a genus (Pittosporum) of evergreen trees and shrubs of the pittosporum family from Japan, Australia, etc.
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Designating a family (Pittosporaceae, order Rosales) of decorative, dicotyledonous trees and shrubs.
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Any of many flowering plants of the genus Pittosporum.
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Origin of pittosporum

  • New Latin genus name Greek pissa, pitta pitch New Latin spora spore spore

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition