Citharexylum

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

Definition of Citharexylum

: 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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History and Etymology for Citharexylum

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

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“Citharexylum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Citharexylum. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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