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GARCINIA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Garcinia mean? 

GARCINIA (noun)
  The noun GARCINIA has 1 sense:

1. evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens

  Familiarity information: GARCINIA used as a noun is very rare.


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GARCINIA (noun)


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Meaning:

Evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Garcinia; genus Garcinia

Hypernyms ("Garcinia" is a kind of...):

dilleniid dicot genus (genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs)

Meronyms (members of "Garcinia"):

Garcinia mangostana; mangosteen; mangosteen tree (East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit)

gamboge tree; Garcinia cambogia; Garcinia gummi-gutta; Garcinia hanburyi (low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered)

Holonyms ("Garcinia" is a member of...):

Clusiaceae; family Clusiaceae; family Guttiferae; Guttiferae; St John's wort family (widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber)


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