Definition of Euclea
: a genus of African trees and shrubs (family Ebenaceae) having evergreen leaves, dioecious racemose flowers, and hard wood — see cape ebony
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Origin and Etymology of euclea
New Latin, from Greek eukleia glory, from eukleēs famous (from eu- + -kleēs, from kleos report, fame) + -ia -y; akin to Greek klytos famous
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