Bombax

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bombax

(ˈbɒmbæks)
n
a genus of trees (family Malvaceae), the most well-known species of which is the cotton tree
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Noun1.Bombax - trees of chiefly South America
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Bombacaceae, family Bombacaceae - tropical trees with large dry or fleshy fruit containing usually woolly seeds
Bombax ceiba, Bombax malabarica, red silk-cotton tree, simal - East Indian silk cotton tree yielding fibers inferior to kapok