noun Ex·coe·car·ia \ˌeksēˈka(a)rēə\

Definition of Excoecaria

  1. :  a genus of timber trees or shrubs (family Euphorbiaceae) of Asia, Africa, and Australia that have a poisonous acrid milky juice and in some species a bark used for dyeing

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Origin and Etymology of excoecaria

New Latin, irregular from Latin excaecare to blind + New Latin -aria — more at excecate

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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