Adoxa

noun \ə-ˈdäk-sə\

Definition of Adoxa

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Adoxaceae) of perennial rhizomatous herbs having berrylike fruit

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Origin and Etymology of adoxa

New Latin, from Greek adoxos without glory, from a- 2a- + doxa glory; from the lack of showy flowers


First Known Use: 1763


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