noun Al·lo·phy·lus

Definition of Allophylus

  1. :  a genus of tropical trees (family Sapindaceae) with trifoliolate or rarely unifoliolate leaves and small white racemose tetramerous flowers

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Origin and Etymology of allophylus

New Latin, from Late Latin, of another tribe, foreign, from Greek allophylos, from all- + phylē tribe

First Known Use: circa 1763

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