Evodia

noun
Evo·​dia | \ ə-ˈvō-dē-ə How to pronounce Evodia (audio) , ē-\
variants: or Euodia \ yü-​ˈō-​dē-​ə How to pronounce Euodia (audio) \

Definition of Evodia

1 : a genus of Asian and Australasian shrubs and trees (family Rutaceae) having opposite aromatic leaves, unisexual flowers, and dry fruits
2 evodia or euodia plural evodias or euodias : any plant of the genus Evodia or a related genus (Tetradium) — see also korean evodia

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History and Etymology for Evodia

New Latin, irregular from Greek euōdia fragrance, from euōdēs fragrant (from eu- + -ōdēs, from ozein to smell) + -ia -y

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