Etymology
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samara (n.)

the dried, winged fruit of certain trees, as the ash, birch, or elm (the maple's is a large double samara), 1570s, from Latin samara "the seed of the elm," a variant of samera, which is perhaps from Gaulish.

updated on December 05, 2021

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Definitions of samara from WordNet

samara (n.)
a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple;
Synonyms: key fruit / key
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