: a monotypic genus (coextensive with the family Eucommiaceae of the order Rosales) containing a hardy Chinese tree that yields rubber and has alternate leaves and solitary unisexual flowers in the leaf axils

Word History


New Latin, from eu- + -commia (from Greek kommi gum)

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“Eucommia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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