noun Fitz·roya

Definition of Fitzroya

  1. :  a genus of evergreen trees of the cypress family (Cupressaceae) of southern Chile and Argentina consisting of a single slow-growing species (Fitzroya cupressoides) — see alerce 2

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Origin and Etymology of fitzroya

New Latin, after Robert Fitzroy †1865 English naval commander & meteorologist

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