Chlorophora

noun
Chlo·​roph·​o·​ra | \klōˈräfərə\

Definition of Chlorophora 

: a small genus of tropical timber trees (family Moraceae) with rather hard heavy wood — see fustic, iroko

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History and Etymology for Chlorophora

New Latin, from chlor- + -phora

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