Ceroxylon

noun

Ce·​rox·​y·​lon
sə̇ˈräksəˌlän,
-lən
: a small genus of tall South American palms see wax palm

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from cer- + -xylon

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“Ceroxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ceroxylon. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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