Eucryphia

noun
Eu·cryph·ia | \ yüˈkrifēə \

Definition of Eucryphia 

: a genus (coextensive with the family Eucryphiaceae of the order Parietales) of tall evergreen trees native to Australia and Chile that have dark shining opposite leaves, large flowers, and a woody or leathery capsular fruit

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Other words from Eucryphia

eucryphiaceous \(¦)yü¦krifē¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Eucryphia

New Latin, from eu- + Greek kryphia, feminine of kryphios concealed, from kryptein to conceal, hide

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