Erythroxylon

noun
Er·​y·​throx·​y·​lon | \ -lən \

Definition of Erythroxylon

: a large genus of chiefly South American shrubs and small trees (family Erythroxylaceae) with small white or greenish pentamerous flowers — see coca

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History and Etymology for Erythroxylon

New Latin, from erythr- + -xylon

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“Erythroxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Erythroxylon. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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