chamaedorea

/kam'i dawr"ee euh, -dohr"-/, n.
any of various small, slender palms of the genus Chamaedorea, several species of which are cultivated as houseplants.
[ < NL (1806) < Gk chamaí on the ground, low-growing + dór(u) tree + NL -ea -EA]

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