Aquilaria

noun

Aq·​ui·​la·​ria
ˌakwəˈla(a)rēə
: a genus of Asian trees (family Thymelaeaceae) having lanceolate leaves and nearly sessile umbels of flowers see agarwood

Word History

Etymology

New Latin (probably approximate translation of French bois d'aigle agalloch), from Latin aquila + New Latin -aria

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“Aquilaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aquilaria. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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