Alan·​gi·​um | \ ə-ˈlan-jē-əm \

Definition of Alangium

: 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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First Known Use of Alangium

1809, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alangium

New Latin, from Kanarese aḷaṅgi

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“Alangium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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