: a genus of African trees and shrubs (family Ebenaceae) having evergreen leaves, dioecious racemose flowers, and hard wood see cape ebony

Word History


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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“Euclea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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