Definitions for bombax familyˈbɒm bæks
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bom′bax fam`ilyˈbɒm bæks(n.)
a family, Bombacaceae, of tropical trees with palmate leaves, often showy flowers, and dry fruit with a woody pulp: includes the balsa, baobab, and the silk-cotton tree.
Origin of bombax family:
< NL (Linnaeus): the silk-cotton tree genus; ML bombāx silk, cotton
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