Evodia

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noun Evo·dia \ə-ˈvō-dē-ə, ē-\
variants: or

Euodia

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Definition of Evodia

  1. 1 :  a genus of Asian and Australasian shrubs and trees (family Rutaceae) having opposite aromatic leaves, unisexual flowers, and dry fruits

  2. 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


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