Alangium

noun Alan·gi·um \ə-ˈlan-jē-əm\

Definition of Alangium

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Alangiaceae of the order Umbellales) of shrubs and trees found in warm regions of the Old World and having alternate leaves, axillary flowers, and one-seeded drupaceous fruit

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Origin and Etymology of alangium

New Latin, from Kanarese aḷaṅgi


First Known Use: 1809


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