Samara meaning

sămər-ə, sə-mârə, -märə
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.

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Samara is the sixth largest city in Russia.

An example of Samara is the city in southeastern Russia where the Volga port is located.

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A dry, indehiscent, winged one-seeded or two-seeded fruit, as of an ash, elm, or maple.
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A city of western Russia on the Volga River east-southeast of Moscow. Founded in 1586 as a stronghold to defend river trade and the eastern frontier, it was temporarily the capital of the USSR from 1941 to 1943. From 1935 to 1991, it was known as Kuibyshev.
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A dry, one-seeded, winged fruit, as of the maple.
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(place) City in SE European Russia, on the Volga.
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An achene (a dry, one-seeded fruit) in which the pericarp is modified into a winglike structure adapted for airborne dispersal. The seeds of the ash, elm, and maple are contained in samaras.
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The winged indehiscent fruit of trees such as the ash, elm or maple.
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A city in Russia, the sixth-largest in the country by population.
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Origin of samara

  • Latin elm seed

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

  • Via New Latin from Latin samara, from Gaulish.

    From Wiktionary