aralia


ara·lia

noun \ə-ˈrā-lē-ə, -lyə\

Definition of ARALIA

1
capitalized : a large genus (family Araliaceae) of widely distributed often aromatic herbs, shrubs, and trees with compound leaves and umbellate flowers that includes some with medicinal properties
2
: a plant of the genus Aralia
3
: the dried rhizome and roots of the American spikenard (Aralia racemosa) used as a diaphoretic and aromatic

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