Aquilaria

noun Aq·ui·la·ria \ˌakwəˈla(a)rēə\

Definition of Aquilaria

  1. :  a genus of Asian trees (family Thymelaeaceae) having lanceolate leaves and nearly sessile umbels of flowers — see agarwood

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Origin and Etymology of aquilaria

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


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