Citharexylum

noun Cith·a·rex·y·lum \ˌsithəˈreksələm\

Definition of Citharexylum

  1. :  a genus of tropical American trees and shrubs (family Verbenaceae) often cultivated for their small panicled flowers and berrylike drupes seated in the persistent calyx

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Origin and Etymology of citharexylum

New Latin, from cithare- (irregular from Latin cithara) + -xylum


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