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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Origin and Etymology of evodia
New Latin, irregular from Greek euōdia fragrance, from euōdēs fragrant (from eu- + -ōdēs, from ozein to smell) + -ia -y — more at odor
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